Press Coverage

The digital Helen Keller Archive launched in June 2018, as the most accessible historical archive currently available. The site’s launch resulted in a broad range of coverage, including the following:

A memory that never faded
Claremont Courier
July 20, 2018

Conversations with Claudia: Audio of Claudia McDonnell speaking with Helen Selsdon
WVOX 1460AM Radio, Whitney Media Station, Larchmont, NY
July 16, 2018

Massive Helen Keller archive reveals little-known details about the advocate’s extraordinary life
Washington Post
July 1, 2018

A New Massive Helen Keller Archive Gets Launched: Take a Digital Look at Her Photos, Letters, Speeches, Political Writings & More
Open Culture
June 22, 2018

Handicap—Les archives d’ Helen Keller disponibles en numérique (en français)
June 15, 2018

Bronx students among first to access Helen Keller Archive
June 7, 2018

Bronx students celebrate launch of Helen Keller archive
News 12 The Bronx
June 5, 2018
Read the News 12 The Bronx transcript here.

Students at the New York Institute for Special Education Launch the Helen Keller Archive
June 5, 2018

National Endowment for the Humanities awards Alabama projects over $300,000 in grants
Alabama Today
April 13, 2018

Schumer, Gillibrand Announce $295,000 In Federal Funding For The American Foundation For The Blind
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand press release
April 12, 2018