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Story Behind the Photo

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									STORY BEHIND THE
    PHOTO
EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY: Instructions
What’s the story behind the photograph? Try to answer as many
  of these questions as possible in the next hour, then organize
  your thoughts into an essay.
The history of the times—specific personalities, persons,
  problems, trends, and events—explain each of these
  photographs.
For your assigned photograph, please research “the story” behind
  each of these photos. This means:
Explain the specific events or issue it refers to.
Explaining the issue and the history behind the photo. What
  factors caused or made this photo possible?
Explaining why the photo was probably taken.
Explain the immediate history and legacy AFTER the photo.
  Briefly explain what happened to the photographed persons,
  the effects of the event, etc.
        Every Picture Tells A Story
            What’s involved?
• A 1-2 page single spaced paper addressing the
  questions on the front. Think of yourself as a
  combination of historian and detective.
• A presentation of 2-4 minute presentation
  You’ll have the “slide” on the LCD screen.
WWII Photographs
taken in
Los Angeles,
1943
1939 rally, Madison
Square Garden




                      Photo of an
                      American hero,
                      involved in late
                      thirties politics
Photograph, Life Magazine
August 14, 1945
“Kissing Nurse”
Photograph and Image,
American homefront, World
War II
Photograph
taken
At Ramitelli,
Italy—
March 1945.
Photograph taken, April 1, 1942—in Lone Pine, California.
“Japanese arrive”
Two men, standing
in a desert in New Mexico,
1945
Spring of 1945
Carlson’s Raiders
Clue words: go for broke, nisei
Kent State, Ohio 1970

								
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