Helen Keller is now honored in The Hall of Fame for Leaders and Legends of the Blindness Field.
Helen Keller was a member of the United States Socialist Party and actively campaigned and wrote in support of the working classes from 1909 to 1921.
Helen Keller was born at an estate called Ivy Green in Tuscumbia, Alabama, on June 27, 1880, to parents Captain Arthur H. Keller and Kate Adams Keller.
Helen Keller's speech handicap did not stop her as she went on to become a world-famous "speaker" and author.
In 1890, ten-year-old Helen Keller was introduced to the story of Ragnhild Kеta—a deaf/blind Norwegian girl who had learned to speak.
Helen Keller wrote for the IWW between 1916 and 1918.
A documentary Shining Soul: Helen Keller's Spiritual Life and Legacy was produced and released by The Swedenborg Foundation in 2005.
Helen Keller was an impassioned advocate for the rights of people with disabilities.
The 1984 television movie about Helen Keller's life is The Miracle Continues.
Helen Keller also joined the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) labor union in 1912, after she felt that parliamentary socialism was "sinking in the political bog."
Helen Keller became closely associated with Alexander Graham Bell because he too was working with deaf people.
On her speaking tours, she traveled with Anne Sullivan Macy who introduced Helen Keller and interpreted her remarks to the audience.
The Miracle Worker, a play about how Helen Keller learned to communicate, was made into a movie three times.
The Helen Keller Hospital is also dedicated to her.
Helen Keller received so many awards of great distinction, an entire room, called the Helen Keller Archives at the American Foundation for the Blind in New York City, is devoted to their preservation.
Helen Keller traveled the world over to different 39 countries, and made several trips to Japan, becoming a favorite of the Japanese people.
In 1915, she founded Helen Keller International, a non-profit organization for preventing blindness and she "spoke" at fundraising activities throughout the country.
On September 14, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson awarded Helen Keller the Presidential Medal of Freedom, one of the United States' top two highest civilian honors.