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The Roaring 20s Photo Essay


Rocio Sanchez

on 22 April 2010

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In this seen, Lenin is telling soldiers from the Red Army to prepare to depart to the Polish front. It was one of the scenes of the Russian Revolution and was published during the Soviet era. Lenin was a Russian revolutionary and a communist’s politician. He worked to create a socialist economic system and was the leader of the Bolsheviks. Lenin Hermann Rorschach The Inkblot Test is known as the Rorschach inkblot test. Hermann Rorschach is a Swiss Freudian psychiatrist. It is a psychological test that records and analyses the subjects inkblots. By scientifically interpreting them, scientist can tell a persons personality characteristics and emotional functioning. It is usually used to detect thought disorder. Howard Carter Carter was an English archaeologist and Egyptologist. He is famous for discovering the tomb of Tutankhamen in the Valley of the Kings on November 4,1992. Tutankhamun was an Egyptian pharaoh of the 18th dynasty. The great significance is that the tomb was discovered almost completely intact. This royal and young pharaoh is thought to have been murdered. Marie Skladowska Curie was born November 7, 1867- July 4, 1934. She was a WOMAN. And she was a physicist and chemist of Polish family but of a French citizenship. She was the first person honored with 2 Nobel Prizes in physics and one in chemistry. She created the theory of radioactivity to isolate isotopes. She also recognized polonium and radium. Radium (Ra) is extremely radioactive and is an alkaline earth metal. "a photograph was too factual". He goes on: "Not mine, I replied, I photographed as I painted, transforming the subject as a painter would, idealising or deforming as freely as does a painter." Ray Man is on of the worlds most original photographers. He is known for creating photographs and mixing them with drawing. Le Violin d’ingres is one of his earliest and best known works. It is a work of art that symbolizes the similarities between a woman and a violin. It is a visual pun as well as a literal pun. This painting is similar to Jean Dominiqe whos hobbies were playing the violin and depicting female nudes. The Scopes Trial (Scopes vs. The State of Tennessee ) was a legal case that discussed the argument of whether or not to teach any thoughts of evolution. This tested the Butler Act, which made it unlawful to any thoughts other than the bible teachings of mans origins. This trial drew national publicity with modern people vs. traditionalists over the teachings of evolution. This also was a turning point in the human creation controversy. "This terrible crime was inherent in his organism, and it came from some ancestor ... Is any blame attached because somebody took Nietzsche's philosophy seriously and fashioned his life upon it? ... It is hardly fair to hang a 19–year–old boy for the philosophy that was taught him at the university."-Darrow after saving two young children from death sentence George Herman Ruth Jr., or better known as the Bambino was an American Major League baseball player. He was a starting pitcher of the Boston Red Sox but was later sold to the New York Yankees. Ruth’s fame skyrocketed after winning seven pennants and four World Series titles with his team. He is most famous for his hitting skills. During 1926, he batted .372 with 47 home runs and 146 RBIs. historian Richard Koszarski's words, "Silent films did not disappear overnight, nor did talking films immediately flood the theaters.... Nevertheless, 1927 remains the year that Warner Bros. moved to close the book on the history of silent pictures, even if their original goal had been somewhat more modest."[ This American musical film was directed by Alan Crosland in 1927. This was the ending of the silent film era and the beginning of the “talkies”. It is based on a play by Samson Raphaelson. The story is about a run away who has become a jazz singer. He later attempts to make a career as an entertainer, but his home and heritage come into conflict. Alphonse Gabriel Capone, better known as Al Capone was born on January 17 1899- January 25 1947. He was infamous for leading crime dedicated to smuggling and bootlegging. The illegal distribution of alcohol during Prohibition Era led to violence. The most notorious kill was on February 14, 1929, known as the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. Al was in Florida the day of the massacre, so his alibi was approved. The massacre wiped out the rival gang on Chicago’s North side. The plan was to kill George “Bugs” Moran, but instead 7 men were shot with more than 150 bullets. Lewis W. Hine was born in Oshkosh, Wisconsin in 1874. Hine studied sociology and connected his work through photography. He is well known for his photojournalism through the construction of the Chrysler Building. Hine photographed workers in dangerous job positions while they secured the steel framework of the building. Hine did this by taking many of the risks the workers had to go through also. In order to obtain the best vantage points, Hine was swung out in a specially designed basket 1,000 feet above Fifth Avenue.[4]
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