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Introducing Photogrammar to Teach Media Literacy and U.S. History

Children at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) Camelback Farms inspect the p
I saw that the camera could be a weapon against poverty, against racism, against all sorts of social wrongs. I knew at that point I had to have a camera. — Gordon ParksRead More »
Categories Closer Readings

Dorothea Lange: “Grab a Hunk of Lightning”

Photographer Dorothea Lange takes a break on top of a car
Elizabeth Partridge is the author of the companion volume, Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning, (Chronicle Books). She is also author of the children's biography, Restless Spirit: The Life and Work of Dorothea Lange, (Viking Children's Books, Grades 4–8).“To live a visual life is a tremendous undertaking. I have only touched it, just touched it." Dorothea LangeRead More »
Categories Closer Readings