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The Resource Helen Keller : selected writings, edited by Kim E. Nielsen ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye

Helen Keller : selected writings, edited by Kim E. Nielsen ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye

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Helen Keller : selected writings
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Helen Keller
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selected writings
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edited by Kim E. Nielsen ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye
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eng
Summary
"Helen Keller: Selected Writings collects Keller's personal letters, political writings, speeches, and excerpts of her published materials from the entire scope of her writing life (1887-1957). The book includes a selection of over thirty illustrations, an introductory essay by Kim E. Nielsen, headnotes to each document, and a selected bibliography of work by and about Keller. Drawn from the archives of the American Foundation for the Blind, many of the letters and photos are published here for the first time."--Jacket
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1880-1968
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Keller, Helen
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362.4/1/092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV1624.K4
LC item number
A27 2005
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Nielsen, Kim E
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The history of disability
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  • Keller, Helen
  • Keller, Helen
  • Deafblind women
  • Doven
  • Lichamelijk gehandicapten
  • Deafblind women
  • United States
  • Doven
  • Lichamelijk gehandicapten
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Helen Keller : selected writings, edited by Kim E. Nielsen ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye
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"Published in conjunction with the American Foundation for the Blind."
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-307) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. I learn many new words : November 10, 1889, letter from Helen Keller to William Wade -- 2. A pleasant Christmas : December 28, 1889, letter from Helen Keller to Ethel Gray -- 3. Wishes for a happy happy Christmas : December 21, 1893 [year uncertain], letter from Helen Keller to John Hitz -- 4. I would like very much to learn how to skate : February 10, 1895, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 5. Our work is over for the summer : July 9, 1897, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 6. How I wish we could slip away : February 3, 1899, letter from Helen Keller to John Hitz -- 7. The beautiful, free country : June 2, 1899, letter from Helen Keller to Alexander Graham Bell -- 8. Very hard to give up the idea of going to Radcliffe : October 20, 1899, letter from Helen Keller to John Hitz -- 9. Almost wholly a world of books : March 9, 1900, letter from Helen Keller to Alexander Graham Bell -- 10. Only love, dearest Mr. Hitz : April 22, 1900, letter from Helen Keller to John Hitz -- 11. Helen Keller, the story of my life. New York : Dover publications, 1903, chapter I -- 12. The world I live in. New York : Century Company, 1908, part IV : the power of touch -- 13. Our duties to the blind, presented at the annual meeting of the massachusetts association for promoting the interests of the adult blind, January 5, 1904, Boston -- 14. A fair chance to be independent and self-respecting and useful : February 18, 1905, letter from Helen Keller to Mrs. Elliot Foster, secretary of the board of education of the blind, Hartford, Connecticut -- 15. The truth again, Ladies' Home Journal, vol. 26, January 1909 -- 16. The enfranchisement of women : published in the Manchester (England) Advertiser, March 3, 1911 -- 17. Their cause is my cause : letter written to the strikers at Little Falls, New York, November 1912 -- 18. Blind leaders, Outlook, : vol. 105 (September 27, 1913) -- 19. The persecution of those who uphold their downtrodden brethren : December 12, 1917, letter from Helen Keller to President Woodrow Wilson -- 20. I am for you : July 27, 1924, letter from Helen Keller to Wisconsin senator and U.S. presidential candidate Robert La Follette -- 21. Again in working order : December 7, 1901, letter from Helen Keller to John Hitz -- 22. Some nice young men : March 3, 1902, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 23. I am very sorry, dear mother : May 12, 1902, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 24. I shall not lose her, and I shall gain a brother : April 7, 1905, letter from Helen Keller to Alexander Graham Bell -- 25. To fight my battles without further help : December 14, 1910, letter from Helen Keller to Andrew Carnegie -- 26. To enliven things a bit : January 24, 1911, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 27. Blundered so grievously as to love me : October 5, 1912, letter from Helen Keller to Anne Sullivan Macy -- 28. Perhaps a little bit crestfallen : April 21, 1913, letter from Helen Keller to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carnegie -- 29. Have you forgotten all : January 15 (possibly 25), 1914, letter from Helen Keller to John Macy -- 30. Your unkind and altogether unbrotherly note : March 4, 1914, letter from Helen Keller to John Macy -- 31. How alone and unprepared I often feel : January 30, 1917, letter from Helen Keller to Anne Sullivan Macy -- 32. The cruelty of society shakes me so violently : March 1, 1917, letter from Helen Keller to Anne Sullivan Macy -- 33. Manifold demands, requests and interruptions : July 8, 1919, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 34. Among the hills in Los Angeles : September 13, 1918, letter from Helen Keller to Lenore Smith -- 35. We have given up vaudeville altogether : August 29, 1920, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 36. Memories of mother's journeyings with us : November 20, 1921, letter from Helen Keller to Mildred Keller Tyson -- 37. Our expenses are of necessity greater than for people in ordinary circumstances : September 9, 1922, letter from Helen Keller
  • to Henry Ford -- 38. My religion. New York : Doubleday, 1928, chapter 2 -- 39. Midstream : my later life. New York : Doubleday, 1929 : chapter 3 : my first years at Wrentham, chapter II : in the whirlpool -- 40. Helen Keller's journal. London : Michael Joseph, 1938 -- 41. How important the foundation is June 7, 1924, letter from Helen Keller to Mildred Keller Tyson -- 42. Who better than the state can be that friend? : Undated 1927 speech before the Iowa State Legislature -- 43. Giving the blind worthwhile books : March 27, 1930, testimony before the committee on the library, house of representatives -- 44. To earn their livelihood : May 19, 1933, letter from Helen Keller to President Franklin Roosevelt -- 45. The talking-book to every corner of dark-land : April 20, 1935, letter from Helen Keller to Eleanor Roosevelt -- 46. An amendment of great importance to the blind : June 21, 1935, letter from Helen Keller to Thomas H. Cullen -- 47. The double shadow of blindness and deafness : June 11, 1941, letter from Helen Keller to Walter Holmes -- 48. The hardest pressed and least cared-for : October 3, 1944, testimony before the house subcommittee of labor investigating aid to physically handicapped -- 49. Multitudes of injured servicemen : February 8, 1945, letter from Helen Keller to Clare Heineman -- 50. The Japanese nation has watched over us both : July 14, 1937, letter from Helen Keller to John H. Finley -- 51. The impressions I have had of Japan, Korea, Manchuria, and the Pacific : September 14, 1937, letter from Helen Keller to M.C. Migel -- 52. The Nazi authorities have closed the institute : December 2, 1938, letter from Helen Keller to John H. Finley -- 53. This time of immeasurable stakes : October 30, 1944, letter from Helen Keller to Vice-President Henry A. Wallace -- 54. The battle of eyes : June 24, 1929, letter from Helen Keller to M.C. Migel -- 55. Discuss the thousand and one things : August 3, 1931, letter from Helen Keller to Amelia Bond -- 56. These adventures under the midnight sun : August 21, 1933, letter from Helen Keller to M.C. Migel -- 57. My only news is loneliness : undated 1934 or 1935, letter from Helen Keller to Anne Sullivan Macy -- 58. My faith that Teacher is near is absolute : December 3, 1936, letter from Helen Keller to M.C. Migel -- 59. Bury myself deep in thought : September 4, 1938, letter from Helen Keller to Lenore Smith -- 60. You inspire other women : January 30, 1939, letter from Helen Keller to Eleanor Roosevelt -- 61. That cup of vernal delight : March 21, 1943, letter from Helen Keller to Katharine Cornell -- 62. Alas! I am incorrigible : April 28, 1943, letter from Helen Keller to Clare Heineman -- 63. Happy heart-throbs : June 19, 1944, letter from Helen Keller to Jo Davidson -- 64. My public acts and utterances : September 18, 1944, letter from Helen Keller to Nella Braddy Henney -- 65. A peal of joy from my heart over the president's re-election : November 11, 1944, letter from Helen Keller to Jo Davidson -- 66. The tidings of the president's death : April 22, 1945, letter from Helen Keller to Jo Davidson -- 67. Teacher. New York : Doubleday, 1956, chapter 5 -- 68. The beauty and the tragedy which endeared Greece to me : February 10, 1947, letter from Helen Keller to Eric Boulter -- 69. Hiroshima's fate is a Greek tragedy on a vast scale : October 14, 1948, letter from Helen Keller to Nella Braddy Henney -- 70. Hiroshima is beginning to flourish again : undated speech from 1948 trip to Hiroshima -- 71. Our tour of South Africa : August 1, 1951, letter from Helen Keller to Jo and Florence Davidson -- 72. Our trip through the near east : July 2, 1952, letter from Helen Keller to Nella Braddy Henney -- 73. The blind in Chile : April 25, 1953, speech at the University of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile -- 74. One of the numberless instruments in God's hand : February 1, 1955, farewell speech -- 75
  • The people of India most hospitable : March 14, 1955, letter from Helen Keller to Eric Boulter -- 76. Another abyss of evil : September 22, 1946, letter from Helen Keller to Nella Braddy Henney
Control code
ocm57208798
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 317 pages
Isbn
9780814758298
Lccn
2004028974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57208798
  • (OCoLC)57208798
Label
Helen Keller : selected writings, edited by Kim E. Nielsen ; consulting editor, Harvey J. Kaye
Link
Publication
Note
"Published in conjunction with the American Foundation for the Blind."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-307) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. I learn many new words : November 10, 1889, letter from Helen Keller to William Wade -- 2. A pleasant Christmas : December 28, 1889, letter from Helen Keller to Ethel Gray -- 3. Wishes for a happy happy Christmas : December 21, 1893 [year uncertain], letter from Helen Keller to John Hitz -- 4. I would like very much to learn how to skate : February 10, 1895, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 5. Our work is over for the summer : July 9, 1897, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 6. How I wish we could slip away : February 3, 1899, letter from Helen Keller to John Hitz -- 7. The beautiful, free country : June 2, 1899, letter from Helen Keller to Alexander Graham Bell -- 8. Very hard to give up the idea of going to Radcliffe : October 20, 1899, letter from Helen Keller to John Hitz -- 9. Almost wholly a world of books : March 9, 1900, letter from Helen Keller to Alexander Graham Bell -- 10. Only love, dearest Mr. Hitz : April 22, 1900, letter from Helen Keller to John Hitz -- 11. Helen Keller, the story of my life. New York : Dover publications, 1903, chapter I -- 12. The world I live in. New York : Century Company, 1908, part IV : the power of touch -- 13. Our duties to the blind, presented at the annual meeting of the massachusetts association for promoting the interests of the adult blind, January 5, 1904, Boston -- 14. A fair chance to be independent and self-respecting and useful : February 18, 1905, letter from Helen Keller to Mrs. Elliot Foster, secretary of the board of education of the blind, Hartford, Connecticut -- 15. The truth again, Ladies' Home Journal, vol. 26, January 1909 -- 16. The enfranchisement of women : published in the Manchester (England) Advertiser, March 3, 1911 -- 17. Their cause is my cause : letter written to the strikers at Little Falls, New York, November 1912 -- 18. Blind leaders, Outlook, : vol. 105 (September 27, 1913) -- 19. The persecution of those who uphold their downtrodden brethren : December 12, 1917, letter from Helen Keller to President Woodrow Wilson -- 20. I am for you : July 27, 1924, letter from Helen Keller to Wisconsin senator and U.S. presidential candidate Robert La Follette -- 21. Again in working order : December 7, 1901, letter from Helen Keller to John Hitz -- 22. Some nice young men : March 3, 1902, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 23. I am very sorry, dear mother : May 12, 1902, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 24. I shall not lose her, and I shall gain a brother : April 7, 1905, letter from Helen Keller to Alexander Graham Bell -- 25. To fight my battles without further help : December 14, 1910, letter from Helen Keller to Andrew Carnegie -- 26. To enliven things a bit : January 24, 1911, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 27. Blundered so grievously as to love me : October 5, 1912, letter from Helen Keller to Anne Sullivan Macy -- 28. Perhaps a little bit crestfallen : April 21, 1913, letter from Helen Keller to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carnegie -- 29. Have you forgotten all : January 15 (possibly 25), 1914, letter from Helen Keller to John Macy -- 30. Your unkind and altogether unbrotherly note : March 4, 1914, letter from Helen Keller to John Macy -- 31. How alone and unprepared I often feel : January 30, 1917, letter from Helen Keller to Anne Sullivan Macy -- 32. The cruelty of society shakes me so violently : March 1, 1917, letter from Helen Keller to Anne Sullivan Macy -- 33. Manifold demands, requests and interruptions : July 8, 1919, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 34. Among the hills in Los Angeles : September 13, 1918, letter from Helen Keller to Lenore Smith -- 35. We have given up vaudeville altogether : August 29, 1920, letter from Helen Keller to Kate Keller -- 36. Memories of mother's journeyings with us : November 20, 1921, letter from Helen Keller to Mildred Keller Tyson -- 37. Our expenses are of necessity greater than for people in ordinary circumstances : September 9, 1922, letter from Helen Keller
  • to Henry Ford -- 38. My religion. New York : Doubleday, 1928, chapter 2 -- 39. Midstream : my later life. New York : Doubleday, 1929 : chapter 3 : my first years at Wrentham, chapter II : in the whirlpool -- 40. Helen Keller's journal. London : Michael Joseph, 1938 -- 41. How important the foundation is June 7, 1924, letter from Helen Keller to Mildred Keller Tyson -- 42. Who better than the state can be that friend? : Undated 1927 speech before the Iowa State Legislature -- 43. Giving the blind worthwhile books : March 27, 1930, testimony before the committee on the library, house of representatives -- 44. To earn their livelihood : May 19, 1933, letter from Helen Keller to President Franklin Roosevelt -- 45. The talking-book to every corner of dark-land : April 20, 1935, letter from Helen Keller to Eleanor Roosevelt -- 46. An amendment of great importance to the blind : June 21, 1935, letter from Helen Keller to Thomas H. Cullen -- 47. The double shadow of blindness and deafness : June 11, 1941, letter from Helen Keller to Walter Holmes -- 48. The hardest pressed and least cared-for : October 3, 1944, testimony before the house subcommittee of labor investigating aid to physically handicapped -- 49. Multitudes of injured servicemen : February 8, 1945, letter from Helen Keller to Clare Heineman -- 50. The Japanese nation has watched over us both : July 14, 1937, letter from Helen Keller to John H. Finley -- 51. The impressions I have had of Japan, Korea, Manchuria, and the Pacific : September 14, 1937, letter from Helen Keller to M.C. Migel -- 52. The Nazi authorities have closed the institute : December 2, 1938, letter from Helen Keller to John H. Finley -- 53. This time of immeasurable stakes : October 30, 1944, letter from Helen Keller to Vice-President Henry A. Wallace -- 54. The battle of eyes : June 24, 1929, letter from Helen Keller to M.C. Migel -- 55. Discuss the thousand and one things : August 3, 1931, letter from Helen Keller to Amelia Bond -- 56. These adventures under the midnight sun : August 21, 1933, letter from Helen Keller to M.C. Migel -- 57. My only news is loneliness : undated 1934 or 1935, letter from Helen Keller to Anne Sullivan Macy -- 58. My faith that Teacher is near is absolute : December 3, 1936, letter from Helen Keller to M.C. Migel -- 59. Bury myself deep in thought : September 4, 1938, letter from Helen Keller to Lenore Smith -- 60. You inspire other women : January 30, 1939, letter from Helen Keller to Eleanor Roosevelt -- 61. That cup of vernal delight : March 21, 1943, letter from Helen Keller to Katharine Cornell -- 62. Alas! I am incorrigible : April 28, 1943, letter from Helen Keller to Clare Heineman -- 63. Happy heart-throbs : June 19, 1944, letter from Helen Keller to Jo Davidson -- 64. My public acts and utterances : September 18, 1944, letter from Helen Keller to Nella Braddy Henney -- 65. A peal of joy from my heart over the president's re-election : November 11, 1944, letter from Helen Keller to Jo Davidson -- 66. The tidings of the president's death : April 22, 1945, letter from Helen Keller to Jo Davidson -- 67. Teacher. New York : Doubleday, 1956, chapter 5 -- 68. The beauty and the tragedy which endeared Greece to me : February 10, 1947, letter from Helen Keller to Eric Boulter -- 69. Hiroshima's fate is a Greek tragedy on a vast scale : October 14, 1948, letter from Helen Keller to Nella Braddy Henney -- 70. Hiroshima is beginning to flourish again : undated speech from 1948 trip to Hiroshima -- 71. Our tour of South Africa : August 1, 1951, letter from Helen Keller to Jo and Florence Davidson -- 72. Our trip through the near east : July 2, 1952, letter from Helen Keller to Nella Braddy Henney -- 73. The blind in Chile : April 25, 1953, speech at the University of Concepcion, Concepcion, Chile -- 74. One of the numberless instruments in God's hand : February 1, 1955, farewell speech -- 75
  • The people of India most hospitable : March 14, 1955, letter from Helen Keller to Eric Boulter -- 76. Another abyss of evil : September 22, 1946, letter from Helen Keller to Nella Braddy Henney
Control code
ocm57208798
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 317 pages
Isbn
9780814758298
Lccn
2004028974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57208798
  • (OCoLC)57208798

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