Noon Talk: Save Our Kids! Lewis Hine and Photographs as Advocacy

12:15 P.M. – 1:00 P.M.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor

Michael Grossberg, Sally M. Reahard Professor of History and Professor of Law, will discuss how the history of childhood and child protection in the U.S. fueled Lewis Hine's determination to use pictures as tools of reform agitation and helped make photography a new medium for social propaganda. 

Sponsored by Themester 2015, @Work: The Nature of Labor on a Changing Planet, an initiative of the IU College of Arts and Sciences. 

Image: Lewis Hine (American, 1874-1940)). Two of the young workers, Richmond Hosiery Mill Rossville, Georgia, 1910. Gelatin silver print. IU Art Museum 2011.50