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Miss Helen Adams Keller's First Year Of College Preparatory Work
In September, 1896, Miss Keller entered the “Cambridge School” for girls, as a candidate for college preparation. She was accompanied by her teacher, Miss Annie M. Sullivan, the plan being to have both in every class, Miss Sullivan being the interpreter to Helen of the instruction of the respective teachers. For the first time in her life, Helen was to live in the constant society of seeing and hearing persons, and to be taught in classes of normal pupils, by instructors who had no experience in teaching the deaf or the blind. Her companionship, not alone in school-time but in the hours at home, was to be supplied by normal persons....
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Title: Miss Helen Adams Keller's First Year Of College Preparatory Work
From: Helen Keller Souvenir: No. 2, 1892-1899: Commemorating The Harvard Final Examination For Admission To Radcliffe College, June 29-30, 1899
Creator: Arthur Gilman (author)
Date: 1899
Format: Article
Publisher: Volta Bureau, Washington, D.C.
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: pp.24-33
Keywords: Anne Sullivan; Arthur Gilman; Assistive Technology; Biography; Blind; Boston, MA; Cambridge School For Young Ladies; Cambridge, MA; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; England; Harvard University; Helen Keller; Higher Education; Institutions; Intelligence; Manual Alphabet; Massachusetts; Media; Perkins School For The Blind; Philadelphia, PA; Publicity; Radcliffe College; Schools; Sensory Disability; Typewriters; Volta Bureau; William Shakespeare; Women; Women & Gender
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations

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