Written Assignment: (Goals 1,2,3; Core Goals 1,2,3,4,5) What were some of the historical causes of and consequences of American immigration? What were some of the specific techniques that Hine used to humanize his subjects and stimulate efforts toward social reform? Choose either child labor or the working conditions of adult immigrants and discuss a minimum of six photographic examples and 3 techniques. You will find an analysis of techniques in the links above. Find photographs by Hine other than those used on that website to illustrate your assignment. How does this work resemble and differ from that of Carrie Mae Weems and Robert A. Sengstacke?
Compare and contract the three photographers.
Lewis Hine, Social Reform and Child Labor, 1908-1912. Working conditions. Immigration. Native Americans. The Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture Listen to: https://www.washingtonpost.com/podcasts/retropod/the-photographer-that-helped-end-child-labor-in-america/ Read: http://m.motherjones.com/environment/2015/10/kids-coal-mines-lewis-hines-photos Marlou Schrover, The Migration to North America, University of Leiden, http://www.let.leidenuniv.nl/history/migration/chapter52.html American Indians of the Pacific Northwest Library of Congress, American Memory Project: http://content.lib.washington.edu/aipnw/ American Indians in the Northwest Coast and Plateau regions of the Pacific Northwest The American West, 1860-1920: Photographs from the Collection of the Denver Public Library Library of Congress, American Memory Projecthttp://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/codhtml/hawphome.html photographs taken between 1860 and 1920, including images of Colorado towns, landscapes, mining scenes, and members of more than 40 Native Americans tribes living West of the Mississippi River. Images of African Americans from the 19th Century
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