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How to Use the Images


Inquiry Question

Historical Context



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Visual Evidence

Photo 4: The Roosevelts with King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, 1940. [Photo 4] with link to larger version of photo.
(Courtesy of Corbis, Inc.)

Questions for Photo 4

1. Study each of the five people in the photograph carefully and thoroughly. Do you think this is a posed photograph? Why or why not?

2. Photo 4 was taken during the June 1940 visit to Springwood by King George VI and his wife, Queen Elizabeth. How would photographs like this help to humanize the British royal family? What world events made support of the U.S. public critical to Great Britain's future? Was the visit as spontaneous as the photo suggests?

* The photo on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a larger version of Photo 4, but be aware that the file will take as much as 30 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.



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