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Visual Literacy: Reading Works of Art

How do you read an image? What do I see? This simple question is a great place to start with...

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The Great Depression & Farm Security Administration Photography

During the Great Depression, photographers were sent out under the auspices of the Farm Security Administration, in order to take photographs that would drum up support for the program. One of the locations visited by photographers was rural New Mexico, and the photographs that were taken remain a unique snapshot of this era in New Mexican history.