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Sarah Fuller To Alexander Graham Bell, March 29, 1890
I have a pleasant bit of information that I have been quite impatient to give to you, but until now have not found time to write. Last Wednesday, Helen Kellerís teacher brought her to see me and told me that Helen had spelled to her a few days before, "I must speak." and that she had come to ask me to tell her how to teach her. It is not necessary to say that from that moment until she went away our thoughts were given to her. Her voice is sweet and natural, and her ability to produce the sounds of the elements of speech is quite equal to that of any deaf child....
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Title: Sarah Fuller To Alexander Graham Bell, March 29, 1890
Creator: Sarah Fuller (author)
Date: March 29, 1890
Format: Letter
Source: Library of Congress
Control no.: The Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers, Subject File, Folder: Keller, Helen, Correspondence, A-M, 1879-1917, undated
Keywords: Advocacy; Alexander Graham Bell; Anne Sullivan; Assistive Technology; Blind; Children; Deaf; Deaf-blind; Education; Educational Institutions; Helen Keller; Horace Mann School; Ideologies; Institutions; Intelligence; Manual Alphabet; Massachusetts; Oralism; Sarah Fuller; Schools; Sensory Disability
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy