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Theodate Pope Riddle On Birth Control To Keep Men From Straying And Other Great Courant Letters

Theodate Pope Riddle On Birth Control To Keep Men From Straying And Other Great Courant Letters

This week, The Courant is running excerpts of letters from celebrated and notorious writers that have appeared in the newspaper since its start in 1764. Today’s letters are from the first half of the 20th century. Letters have been lightly edited to conform to modern newspaper style.

Helen Keller In Hartford

Edward Miner Gallaudet was the son of the pioneering deaf educator Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, one of the founders of the American School for the Deaf in West Hartford. Edward himself founded what is now Gallaudet University, the nation's first college of the deaf, in Washington, D.C. He returned to his hometown of Hartford after his retirement in 1899. This...

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