Essential questions help organize the content and collections. Exploring the concepts of immigration and urbanization through this collection of photographs will invite students to consider the following questions:
How can cultural identity be maintained when emigrating to a new country?
How can images be used as historical documents to help support a claim?
How were images used to influence the public perception of child labor and legislation to protect child workers?
How can images be used as propaganda?
Why are images often used to effect social change?