Mr. Gilman is the founder, director and principal of the school "Cambridge school for the young ladies" . He was a major figure in advancing higher education for women. He was also one of the founders of the Radcliffe College.
Helen went to this school for improving her lip reading techniques and for practicing to achieve for her dream - Learning in the Radcliffe College with other seeing and hearing girls.
Mr. Gilman and Helen's German teacher 'Frau Grote ' who learned to finger spell, so that they could give a break to Miss Sullivan.
During Christmas, Helen's mother and Mildred (Helen's sister) came to meet her. Mr. Gilman offered to let Mildred join the school.
Mr. Gilman thought that Helen was overburdened during her second year and wanted Helen to study in school for one more more which she did not like even Sullivan too. This difference of opinion lead to Kate Adams (Helen's Mother) withdrawing Helen and Mildred from the school.
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