Condolence Messages Sent to Helen Keller upon the Death of Anne Sullivan Macy
This is a bound collection of letters, telegrams, and newspaper clippings that were sent to Helen Keller and collected following the death of Anne Sullivan Macy, her teacher and companion for forty-nine years. It includes messages of sympathy from many well-known people of the day, such as Eleanor Roosevelt and Pearl S. Buck.
Anne Sullivan Macy, born in 1866, died in her home in Forest Hills, New York after a period of illness related to heart problems. She shared her home with Helen Keller and Polly Thomson until her death on October 20, 1936.
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