Helen Hulick, Slack-tivist!

Helen Louise Hulick Beebe (December 27, 1908 – March 18, 1989) was an American educator and pioneer of auditory-verbal therapy. In 1938, she made headlines when a judge jailed her for wearing trousers while appearing as a witness in court.

While her advancements in education for deaf students is, all by itself, an amazing story – for this blog post, I will put together a compendium of articles concerning her run in with Judge Arthur C Geurin over her courtroom apparel.

I keep reminding myself, this happened in 1938.

I hope you find it as interesting as I do.

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The Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles, California
10 Nov 1938, Thu • Page 23
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Oakland Tribune
Oakland, California
10 Nov 1938, Thu • Page 6
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Chicago Tribune
Chicago, Illinois
11 Nov 1938, Fri • Page 22
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The Atlanta Constitution
Atlanta, Georgia
12 Nov 1938, Sat • Page 3
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Corpus Christi Times
Corpus Christi, Texas
15 Nov 1938, Tue • Page 12
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The Courier-Journal
Louisville, Kentucky
15 Nov 1938, Tue • Page 1
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The Californian
Salinas, California
15 Nov 1938, Tue • Page 1

This image makes me so mad…..

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The Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles, California
16 Nov 1938, Wed • Page 25
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The Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles, California
16 Nov 1938, Wed • Page 25
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit, Michigan
16 Nov 1938, Wed • Page 1
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The Evening News
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
16 Nov 1938, Wed • Page 3
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The Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles, California
18 Jan 1939, Wed • Page 12
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The Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles, California
18 Jan 1939, Wed • Page 23

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