Click on the link below to access some Depression-era photographs.
Analyze the photographs taken by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. What was she trying to show the viewer?
Apply your knowledge of the Depression era to an understanding of the photographs. What evidence is there to support the view that the photos show the lives of people affected by the depression?
Evaluate the photographs. Are Lange’s photographs accurate or inaccurate? Explain and provide evidence.
Finally, create a response to Lange in which you describe a person (or group of people) affected by the Great Depression, whom you believe is not represented by Lange’s photos. Be sure to provide evidence for this person.