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Symbols: Using Images to Invoke Feelings

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Social Studies +2 Age Levels Elementary (9 to 12 years old), Middle School (13 to 15 years old), High School (16 to 18 years old)

In this collection, students will work with Americana images to do a "close view" that will allow them to make inferences about which feelings did the artists intend to invoke by using symbols. #LearnWithTR

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SI Center for Learning and Digital Access

Citizen Fire Company Parade Hat

National Museum of American History

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National Portrait Gallery

George Washington

Smithsonian American Art Museum

George Washington (Lansdowne Portrait)

National Portrait Gallery

Thomas Jefferson [sculpture] / (photographer unknown)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Thomas Jefferson [sculpture] / (photographed by De Witt Ward)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum

Thomas Jefferson [sculpture] / (photographed by De Witt Ward)

Archives and Special Collections, Smithsonian American Art Museum