Why Is It Important To Use Dorothea Lange's Pictures?

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I drew this picture, The Sharecropper Boy, to do one of two things. My first reason was to be able to share one of Dorothea Lange’s pictures, without just printing the image out. My second reason, was to get to know Dorothea Lange’s pictures better. By drawing one of her pictures, I am studying the people and the situations they are in. I learn of their stressful, hard times, just by drawing a picture. I thought that if I knew why Dorothea Lange took those pictures, I could write about her more thoughtfully, and in the end, create a better presentation.
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