Resettlement Administration: Film Analysis

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Lange used to pass by uninvolved giving her to act and understand the world around her. The visual representation of her photographs and captions were able to enlarge the understanding of the impact of the Great Depression while also providing a more democratic visual representation of the nation. This is because her work at the Resettlement Administration “was able to generate a public information in the form of visual images that revealed the many faces of poverty in a manner that had generally been acclaimed as unsurpassed documentary artistry.” (Gawthrop, 1993, p. 511) She believed the images were able to inspire the respect and open-mindedness, qualities necessary for the success of democracy. She wanted to bring about the questions to
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