June 21, 2018

Collection Spotlight: Women Photojournalists

Below you will find links to biographies, images, and more resources related to women photojournalists from the Library of Congress. Late 1800s and early 1900s Jessie Tarbox Beals (1870-1942) bio Ladies Behind the Lens Library of Congress Blog November 29, 2016 Birches at the Sprague Smith Studio (source record | curator note) More Jessie Tarbox Beals photographs Photographs by Jessie Tarbox Beals in New York newspapers historical newspaper coverage of Jessie Tarbox … [Read more...]

Featured Source: The Poem

Carefully examine a larger image of this photograph. Then consider why the photographer chose to title the photo “The Poem”. Do you think this photo is poetic? Why or why not? How does this photograph make you feel? What do you think about when looking at this image? Make a list of 3 nouns, 3 adjectives and 3 verbs that describe your feelings and thoughts. Write a poem to accompany this photograph. What other observations, reflections or questions does this source inspire? Let us know! … [Read more...]