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Sunday, March 3, 2013

Inspirational Genealogy Quote of the Week: Fearless Females: Helen Keller

Hellen Keller, 1912 
"There is no king who has not had a slave among his ancestors, and no slave who has not had a king among his." -- Helen Keller

  • Photo source info: 
  • Digital ID: (b&w film copy neg.) cph 3b26030
  • Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-78946 (b&w film copy neg.)
  • Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA)

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  1. Smadar, I just ran across that quote tonight while preparing my post for tomorrow on my own family's deafblind relative. Helen Keller was certainly a trailblazer in so many ways.

  2. Such a great woman. I was drawn to the photo. What great lighting and that dress is phenominal!

    1. I agree Heather! I was also enamored by the beauty photo and how young she looked. Our national archives are full of these treasures which are in our public domain! Thanks for visiting and for you lovely comment!


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