Helen Keller Visiting Menlo Park Laboratory, Greenfield Village, October 8, 1930

Summary

Helen Keller (1880-1968) visited the Henry Ford's newly opened museum and Greenfield Village in 1930. Keller lost both her sight and hearing at the age of 19 months due to illness. This remarkable woman, with the help of dedicated teachers and companions, overcame these setbacks and became an advocate for others with similar disabilities.

Helen Keller (1880-1968) visited the Henry Ford's newly opened museum and Greenfield Village in 1930. Keller lost both her sight and hearing at the age of 19 months due to illness. This remarkable woman, with the help of dedicated teachers and companions, overcame these setbacks and became an advocate for others with similar disabilities.

Artifact

Photographic print

Subject Date

8 October 1930

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

84.1.1660.P.188.3076

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Gelatin silver process

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 10 in

Width: 8.125 in

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