Helen Keller and Polly Thomson Meet Col. J.S. Harbison

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2009.24.16.1193

Description: Viewed in profile and facing each other are Helen Keller and Colonel J. S. Harbison at Tokyo Central Station; Harbison holds Keller's right hand in his; Polly Thomson is standing on Keller's left and is looking on; all are smiling; Keller and Thomson wear plain jackets and highly decorative hats; Harbison is wearing a military uniform and billed cap; captioned "30 Aug 28, Helen Keller Arrives in Tokyo"; stamped "Official Signal Corps Photo".

Medium: Photographic Paper

Date: 30-Aug-48

Photographer: Nutter

History/Provenance: Helen Keller arrived in Japan on August 30th, 1948 for a two month visit, sponsored by the John Milton Society.

Credit Line: AFB Migel Memorial Library Collection, 2009.24

Subjects: Airports Japan Military officers