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After Helen Keller learned what the letters W-A-T-E-R stood for, how did Anne Sullivan go about teaching her other words?

Can you give me more information about Helen Keller's childhood home, Ivy Green, in Tuscumbia, Alabama?

Could you give me some background information on John Macy, Helen Keller's teacher's husband? Please include how John Macy met Anne Sullivan and Helen Keller.

Could you please tell me about Helen Keller's education after she graduated from high school at the Perkins School for the Blind?

Could you please tell me if Helen Keller spent much time in Scotland? I read that her later companion, Polly Thomson, was from Scotland.

Could you please tell me what happened to Anne Sullivan, Helen Keller's teacher? When did she fall ill?

Could you please tell me when Helen Keller's mother, Kate Adams Keller died, and how Helen responded to the death of her mother?

Could you tell me a bit about Helen Keller's visit to Japan in 1948 after the war?

Could you tell me a little bit about Helen Keller's college life? I know she went to Radcliffe College.

Could you tell me if Helen Keller ever mentioned in her speeches or writing if she felt it was harder being deaf or being blind? Why did she decide to dedicate her life to helping the blind?

Could you tell me more about Helen Keller's family?

Could you tell me when and how Helen Keller died and where she is buried?

Did Helen Keller enjoy the outdoors at all?

Did Helen Keller ever go back and visit the Perkins School for the Blind in Boston after she finished her studies there?

Did Helen Keller ever learn to speak?

Did Helen Keller have any other friends in college besides Anne Sullivan?

Did Helen Keller have to be read books that were not in Braille? I am blind, and I have to have someone read to me books that are not in Braille.

Did Helen Keller help with housework?

Did Helen Keller's family have a summer home? If so, could you tell me of any experiences Helen had there?

Did your Aunt Helen have a good sense of humor? Can you share a funny story with me?

Hi, I am a student in the 11th grade, and I have chosen to do a research report on Helen Keller. I was wondering if you could answer a few questions for me.

How and when did Helen Keller begin working for the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)?

How are you related to Helen Keller, and did you ever meet her?

How did Anne Sullivan teach Helen Keller verbs?

How did Helen Keller first become involved in helping the blind?

How did Helen Keller learn to read?

How did Helen Keller's accomplishments change the world?

How did Miss Polly Thomson come into Helen Keller's life to become her companion?

How do you feel as a person related to the ever-famous Helen Keller?

I am doing a report on Helen Keller and I wanted to know if you could explain in more detail the arrival of Helen's teacher, Anne Sullivan, to Tuscumbia, Alabama.

I have often heard that Helen Keller and Mark Twain were friends—if so, how did they meet?

I know that Helen Keller graduated from Radcliffe College in 1904, but could you tell me if she received any other degrees or honorary degrees?

I once read that Helen Keller took speaking lessons from a singing instructor. Could you please provide more information about this?

I once read that Helen Keller was the first deaf-blind person to graduate from college. Could you tell me where she went to college and what degree she received?

I read that Helen Keller was once on the Vaudeville Tour. Could you explain what that is and tell a little about Helen Keller's experience on this tour?

I read where Helen Keller actually starred in a film about herself? Could you tell me the name of it and could you also tell me how Helen Keller followed the director's orders being both deaf and blind?

I recently heard that Helen Keller came to St. Louis in 1904. If so, could you expand on her visit there?

I recently saw a picture of Helen Keller and the sculptor Jo Davidson. Were they friends?

I was curious if Helen Keller was ever able to meet the deaf-blind woman, Laura Bridgman whom Helen's mother, Kate Keller, had read about in Charles Dickens' American Notes?

I was wondering if Helen Keller ever actually talked to people or if she just used American Sign Language?

I was wondering if there was a particular place, besides home, that Helen Keller loved to travel to?

I'm wondering if Helen had a guide dog that assisted her?

If Helen Keller could have regained her sight, what do you think she would have wanted to see?

If Helen Keller were alive today, what do you think her life would be like?

Is it true that Helen Keller could distinguish different types of roses simply from their fragrance?

Is it true that Helen Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan, was legally blind at the time of her death?

Many of you have asked me where the Helen Keller quote, "Oh yes, I know God, I just had forgotten his name," originated. Here is the story behind the quote.

Miss Bax's fourth grade reading class writes, "Our group has just read a story about Helen Keller's life and we have a few questions we would like for you to answer."

My class has just finished the movie, "The Miracle Worker," the story of the early days of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan. Could you give us some background information on the original play?

Please, tell me about Helen's appearance before the Lions Convention in 1925.

Several of you have asked me to include the poem that Helen Keller wrote entitled "Mine to Keep." Here it is:

Was Helen Keller ever married?

We are from Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, Maryland, in the second grade. We would like to ask you a few questions.

A. Did Helen Keller have any friends that would not run away from her when she was 7 and 8 years old?

B. Did Helen ever communicate with other people in her family besides Annie?

C. Could Helen Keller read lips to understand what people were saying?

D. Was it hard for Helen to get around easily?

E. Is anyone else in your family blind or deaf, or both?

What awards did Helen receive?

What did Helen Keller feel was the most important day of her life?

What illness did Helen Keller have when she was 19 months old?

What kind of books did Helen Keller enjoy reading?

What was the title of Helen Keller's first book, and how did she get started as a writer?

What were some of Helen Keller's learning experiences right after the famous well incident when she learned the word w-a-t-e-r?

When and where did Helen Keller's teacher, Anne Sullivan Macy die?

When did Helen Keller first feel a calling to help other people who were blind?

When did Helen Keller make her first public speech, and how did she feel?

When did Helen Keller retire from public life and how long after that did she die?

When Helen Keller entered Radcliffe College in 1900, did any of the professors or other students know how to communicate with her?

When was the first time Helen Keller was able to communicate with children her own age?

Where did Helen Keller get her socialist ideas and why did she join the Socialist Movement?

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