Mara Mills is Co-Director of the NYU Center for Disability Studies.

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A Listening Tour of the AFB Talking Book Archives

May 28, 2021
In 2015, AFB won the first of two major grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities to begin digitizing Helen Keller’s massive collection of correspondence, photographs, and other papers under the guidance of archivist Helen Selsdon. Five years later, the digital Helen Keller Archive is the most accessible online archive around, made publicly available in time for the centennial celebration this autumn of the founding of AFB. As a disability historian working down the road at New…