History Explorer Podcast: Investigating Portraiture

Grade Range: K-K
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, Worksheets
Duration: 15 minutes
Date Posted: 5/15/2011

In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, Curator Shannon Perich discusses how portraiture can be used in historical research. Shannon presents three historical portraits (including Dorothea Lange's Migrant Mother), describing the historical context of each, while also providing information on how curators and researchers look for clues within historical photography.  The resource includes audio and image enhanced podcasts, a teachers guide and student worksheet, and related images. 

National Standards

Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)