What do the photographs suggest about life during the Great Depression?

Source:

Analyzing Photography from the Great Depression,  http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fsa/requests.html

Choose two photos and analyze

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 —-(Links to an external sitePlease answer the following questions in an informal 1 ½ – 2-page essay:

  1. What do the photographs suggest about life during the Great Depression? Please be specific and use examples from the photographs.
  2. Do the photographs convey a single message about the Depression, or are they diverse (or even conflicting) in their orientations/viewpoints/depictions of the period?
  3. What do you think the photographers were trying to achieve by taking these photographs?
  4. Please conclude your essay with at least one question for discussion. Choose a question that you think will both enlighten and enliven your discussion section

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