Guilly d'Herbemont is the inventor of the White cane for blind people. In 1930, she wrote to the Director of the one big national dailies of the time:
The Écho de Paris which published its letter and she alarmed the Prefect of Police force and the Director of the Municipal Police force.
On February 7, 1931, in the Cercle Intérallié, Guilly d'Herbemont gives, symbolically, in the presence of several ministers, the first two white canes
with the President of the blind men of war and a blind man civil, these two canes opening walk with the 5.000 white canes which it finances of its own
sums of money.
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