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Journal pages written by a World War I soldier

Image credit: Library of Congress

Observe, Reflect, Question

Now let’s try to do the 3-step analysis of that photo of the coal mine workers that I showed you. Here, take a moment to really study the photo of the Breaker Boys at the Woodward Coal Mines in Kingston, Pennsylvania. You can take a really close look by clicking the link below to see a larger version of the photograph.

>> Breaker boys, Woodward Coal Mines, Kingston, Pa

Complete the next section by typing your observations, reflections, questions and any ideas about the photograph that need further investigation. If it's easier for you, click the link below to print the document and fill in your responses. I’ll do the same, and then later, I will share my responses.

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