Great Depression Photo Analysis

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by stephhairyes
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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
American History
Grade:
8

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Great Depression Photo Analysis

Above Images: Hooverville; Dust storm outwest.Below Image: WWI Veterans protesting outside the capital buliding.

Photo Analysis

Above Images: (From Left to Right): Hungry children. Americans standing in the breadline.Below Images: Americans from Oklahoma City, moving further outwest to escape the Dust Bowl.

The Great Depression was a difficult time in American History. Thousands of photos were taken to capture the struggles of every day Americans and immigrants. Look at each photo and describe what you think is happening:. Why is this photo important? What message does it send? What audience is the photo trying to appeal to?

Above Images: (From Left to Right) Workers waiting in the unemployment line.Father and sons during a Dust storm.


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