Walker Evans's Images
During the Great Depression, when many Americans were suffering from extreme poverty, Walker Evans, a photographer, took a series of pictures of tenant farmers in Alabama. Many of his images were published in a book written by James Agee, titled Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, a book that tried to inform Americans about the Great Depression.
- Explore the images.
- Choose one that seems powerful to you, and write, in a few sentences, the ideas and emotions you find in the photograph.