The History of Helen and "Teacher"

Looking at the Pair from and Artistic Perspective

Photo Gallery

Useful Links





Coy, Stephen.  “An overview of The Miracle Worker.”  Drama for Students (1997): 3.
     Gale Databases.  Literature Resource Center.  Pace University Library, New York
     15 November 2005.  <>.
Gibson, William.  The Miracle Worker.  New York: Pocket, 1988.
Herrmann, Dorothy.  Helen Keller:  A Life.  New York:  A. Knopf, 1998.
Keller, Helen.  The Story of My Life:  With Her Letters (1887-1901) and a Supplementary Account of Her Education,
     Including Passages From the Reports and  Letters of Her Teacher, Anne Mansfield Sullivan By John Albert Macy
     New York:  Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1954.  Wordcat.  FirstSearch.  Pace University Library,New   York, 30
     September 2005.  <>.
Keller, Helen.  Teacher: Anne Sullivan Macy: a tribute by the foster-child of her mind. 
     Garden City:  Doubleday 1955.
Lash, Joseph P.  Helen and Teacher:  The Story of Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan.  New  
     York:  Delacorte Press, 1980.
Salamon, Julie.  “The Helen Keller role passes to a Pepsi Generation.”  The New York
     Times 19 Nov. 2000: B26.  New York State Newspapers.  Thomson Gale.  Pace University Lib., 11 Nov. 2005.
The Miracle Worker.  Dir. Nadia Tass.  DVD. USA: Walt Disney Home Video, 2000.



Pictures (all photos were last accessed December, 2005)

Seven year old Helen

Helen graduated Cum Laude  from Radcliff College in 1905

Helen signing with her teacher Annie Sullivan (1892)

Keller and Sullivan were inseparable throughout their entire lives

Keller and Sullivan (1920)

Keller at her 75th birthday party

Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke in the 1962 production of The Miracle Worker


By: Zoe Lewin
Revised: 12/2005.

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