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Pinning for a school project on the 'american dream'

This photo depicts the struggle Joe overcomes to escape Nazi-invaded Prague; the Statue of Liberty itself represents immigration and freedom and the promise of a better future. Joe hopes he can make enough money to bring his family to America.

Photograph taken by Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940). Trained as a sociologist, Hine used photography as a documentary tool to inspire social reform. For instance, his ground-breaking documentation of child labour was instrumental in the passage of child labour laws. Many of his most famous images show the conditions of immigrant life in the USA, and they reveal both the horror of exploitation and the dignity of work.

Photograph taken by Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940). Trained as a sociologist, Hine used photography as a documentary tool to inspire social reform. For instance, his ground-breaking documentation of child labour was instrumental in the passage of child labour laws. Many of his most famous images show the conditions of immigrant life in the USA, and they reveal both the horror of exploitation and the dignity of work.

Immigrant Family On Ellis Island = could be my own

Immigrant Family Arriving at Ellis Island - taking in the one sight that all immigrants arriving at Ellis Island anxiously waited to see: 'Lady Liberty' herself - The Statue of Liberty.

"Crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work". Historiando - Essência Lírica.

Coal miners crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work. They aren't even standing up. (My father-in-law was a coal miner for many years.