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How to Use the Images

 

Inquiry Question

Historical Context

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Photo 2
Photo 3
Photo 4
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Visual Evidence

Photo 1: A Quincy mine, 1890.

[Photo 1: Mining copper by candlelight in a Quincy mine, 1890.] with link to larger version of photo. (Library of Congress, HAER Record)

Questions for Photo 1

1) Who are these men? What are they doing?

2) Why is one man wearing white? What do you think his background is? What about the men in dark clothing? What might be their origin? (Refer to reading 2 if necessary)

3) Where is the light coming from in this photo? What do you think it was like to work under these conditions?

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