Use tactics of close reading and what you have learned from his lecture to assess authorship, context, motivation, audience for the John Rous photograph on the previous slide. Consider the date. Look closely at the visual details. Then write a short post addressing the following questions:
•What is the message of the photo?
•Why might the federal Office of War Information take and distribute it?
•Who might have been the audience?
•What does the image and caption reflect about attitudes towards race, citizenship, and America’s role in the world?
•Whose attitudes does it represent?