Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Helen Keller

Helen Keller, 1948

Helen Keller was an American author, disability rights advocate, political activist and lecturer. She was photographed on this day, March 8, in 1948. Keller was photographed alone and with Miss Polly Thomson, her companion, at the Hotel Algonquin in New York, for Coronet Magazine.