October 15, 2019

Featured Source: Woman fingerprinted

Woman Fingerprinted

Complete a primary source analysis of this image using the Library’s primary source analysis tool. Then click the image above to see if the information found in the curator’s note there answers any of your questions.

Find out more about the woman in this image by investigating this related primary source set. Were you able to find answers to any of your analysis questions? Which ones? Describe what else you learned.

Can you find a discrepancy between this primary source document (be sure to look at both pages) and the lyrics to a 1989 song by the Neville Brothers? What is it? Next, compare and contrast the woman in this image to the woman representing her in this Neville Brothers music video (YouTube). Do you think they did a good job casting? Why or why not? Finally, create a new verse for “Sister Rosa” based on your primary source research and share your lyrics via the comments section.

What other observations, reflections or questions does this source inspire? Let us know!

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