LewisLewis Hine was  born on September 26, 1874 in Oshkosh Wisconsin. He was an iconic photographer of his time and still remains a great. He took so many great photos the changed the nation and it’s ways. His style of taking photographs was unique and eye-catching. He caught the attention of those who were around with his heart-touching pictures. If you did not know, he was famous for helping the change in child labor laws in the U.S. Although this is a big part of the reason for his fame, this is not the only cause. He also took some great photographs of people during the Great Depression, a very historic time in our nation. In these photographs, he showed the struggle of those who were in need. I wouldn’t be surprised if you have seen his photos at least once in the past. Lewis Hine has many iconic photographs including the photo called “labor day” with the woman looking away with 3 children near her. You were probably wondering, how did he become this talented? He actually attended many universities and big ones as well. He studied sociology at the University of Chicago, Columbia University and my dream college, New York University. It may seem expensive nowadays to attend so many big colleges, but back then it actually wasn’t. He also received many Lewscholarships for his talent. His first big job as a photographer was at the Russell Sage Foundation and he traveled a lot from state to state. Some notable places he traveled to was Chicago, Tennessee, and New York.  All in all, I think it is safe to say that Lewis Hine was a great photographer of his time.

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