Helen Keller, 1925

Helen Keller poses here with her Boston terrier, Sir Thomas Belvedere (nicknamed Phiz), in this photo from March 1925. Her classmates at Radcliffe University in Massachusetts purchased him for her after the dog became attached to Keller during a class trip to a kennel, and he was her constant companion throughout her college years.

Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division