Helen Keller

In observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the General Land Office Record of the Week features Helen Keller. Keller was an author, lecturer, humanitarian, political rights activist, champion of disability rights, and co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union. Read more on ArcGIS Story Maps.

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Tract Book
 
This tract book image provides more details about Keller's purchase; he paid $1.25 per acre for a total of $150.40