Letter of Thanks to Edsel Ford regarding Helen Keller's Visit to Greenfield Village, October 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

Letter (Correspondence)

Date Made

28 October 1930

Subject Date

28 October 1930

Creators

Campbell, Charles Francis Faulkner, 1876-1935 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Detroit 

Creator Notes

Written by Charles F. F. Campbell for the Detroit League for the Handicapped, Detroit, Michigan.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.6.128

Credit

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

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Typewriting

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 11 in

Width: 8.5 in

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