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[Detail] Migrant agricultural worker

Historical Issue Analysis and Decision Making

Many photographs document problems that face the nation today, such as soil erosion, migrant labor, slums, and tenements.

Search any of these words for photographs that may be compared and contrasted with contemporary images from television or periodicals.

Have students research a current and local problem, take a position on it, and take a photograph or make a drawing that reflects that position.