- Charles Todd, featured in this photo with the headphones around his neck, was an ethnographer. An ethnographer works closely with groups of people to record information about their lives. Why would ethnographers play an important role during the Dust Bowl?
- Compare this photo to the recordings of Flora Robertson and Imogene Chapin. What source has more impact — the actual recordings or seeing an image of what happened during a recording? Explain your answer.
Hemmig, Robert, "Charles Todd at the recording machine surrounded by a group of Mexican boys and men," 1941. Courtesy of Library of Congress