What Insights do These Photographs give You about Lives of Poor Farm Women in the Great Depression?

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Why do you suppose these women cooperated with Lange

 

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1)The director of  the FSA photography project,Rexford Tugwell,once commented “You could never say anything about photography— it was a photograph it was a picture.This was something you couldn’t deny.This was evident.”In what ways does the work  of Dorothea Lange challenge Tugwell’s assessment?

 

2)In what ways do these photographs of diverse women support the FSA project of creating empathy with the”down-and-out”in the Great Depression?

 

3)What insights do these photographs give you about lives of poor farm women in the Great Depression?

 

4)In many ways,the image reproduced here tell us more about Lange’s and values than they do about the women she photographed.Today,we might consider such photography an invasion of privacy that would be embarrassing to the subject.Indeed,we know the Florence Thompson was later unhappy about becoming the face of the “migrant mother.”Why do you suppose these women cooperated with Lange”

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