Helen Keller receives a visit from John Baerg, a Christian Record Services representative.
Helen Keller was born in Tuscumbia, Alabama on June 27, 1880. In 1881, at the age of 19 months, she lost her sight and hearing as a result of meningitis.
During her lifetime, she was a reader of our braille magazine the Christian Record.
In 1910, the circulation of the Christian Record had risen to 2,300. One of the recipients of our pilot magazine was Helen Keller. She sent words of support and encouragement to the Christian Record office in the form of this letter:
For more information about Helen Keller, be sure to visit the Helen Keller Archives at the American Foundation for the Blind.