Blogs tagged "great depression"

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 »
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Travel “A Worn Path” with Eudora Welty for the Classroom

Sunken part of the Old Trace, Natchez, Mississippi
“One place understood helps us understand all places better”?—Eudora WeltyRead More »
Categories Closer Readings