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Scouting Images

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Dec. 2011

Year of the Dragon:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/30265340@N00/285717508 (topiary dragons in China)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/28284386@N02/2640564674 (dragonfly)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/65069067@N00/778873530 (dragon door knocker)


http://www.flickr.com/photos/24859294@N00/354072655 (empty nest)


Feb. 2011

Vday scouting: http://www.flickr.com/photos/38290178@N06/5416149975  (baby in Tahrir Square)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/38290178@N06/5401193443 (protesters praying)

Just love this peace on earth image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/17731548@N00/2051756510/


Nov. 2010: Scouting images for Pocket Essay Editor

1) Answer the question. http://flic.kr/p/625FMD by Ninja M. (orange spray-painted question mark)

2) Stick to the limits. http://flic.kr/p/8qDHcx by Mike Knapek (face in fence)
3) Know yourself. http://flic.kr/p/FnAGA by freeparking (progressive self-portrait)
4) Know your schools. http://flic.kr/p/6s7U4G by Jill Clardy (Stanford)

http://flic.kr/p/5VRYnZ by vadikunc (Ithaca)

5) Invite them in. http://flic.kr/p/5NB9et by tanakawho (open door)

6) Be you from the beginning. http://flic.kr/p/7p87Ff by Kate Gardiner (frank look)

7) Take your pulse. http://flic.kr/p/nHry4 by Ed from Ohio (carnival ride)

8) Read your essays out loud. http://flic.kr/p/yNNkG by Yaniv Golan (reading graphic)

9) Grow some wings. http://flic.kr/p/JLPT1 by Stephen Train (con trail)

10) Lose the straw man. http://flic.kr/p/5b2hb7 by kajvin (hay)
11) Administer the "Aunt Esther" test. http://flic.kr/p/5cNuUp by Alessandro Pinno 

12) Who wrote this? http://flic.kr/p/xnQmr by Lou McGill 

13) Give yourself the gift of time. http://flic.kr/p/8zaJeZ by violscraper


One Page Pocket Editor

http://flic.kr/p/7hdAii by LaFundició

(girl writing on balcony)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/25138910@N06/4159643528 (egg tempera self portrait)


June 2010: image for "card swap" cards: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ultimaslair/20867018/


Dec. 2009: Scouting images/ videos for EduCon2.2


http://www.flickr.com/photos/48889107219@N01/421806094 (stylized dog jumping through hoop)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ee5djgMeKUw (compulsory floor exercises... announcer praises playful look)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbx-PoVrkvU (compulsory floor exercises... announcer wonders at originality w/in assigned form)  TubeChopped here: http://www.tubechop.com/watch/43987


Do your students use notecards anymore? (tweet by @willrich45) http://twitter.com/willrich45/status/7235807989




http://www.flickr.com/photos/darwinbell/398230940/ (brick wall)





June 2009: Scouting images for a slideshow of 4th grade work:


http://www.flickr.com/photos/7726011@N07/2360756963 (walking the tracks)


http://www.flickr.com/photos/pingnews/2925261515/ (two men inside mine)


Public domain gov't archives (http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/fsaquery.html)

"Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection"


http://kycoal.homestead.com/TheCoalMiners.html  (starbats (at) yahoo (dot) com)


All images in this slideshow are either in the public domain, or licensed under a Creative Commons license. Many of the black and white images from the 1930's and '40's are courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection; more information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi


Individual image credits are as follows:


Cover image:

Abandoned mining town, Twin Branch, West Virginia, 1938. Wolcott, Marion Post, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a38804


2) Coal breaker, Pike County, Kentucky, 1938. Rothstein, Arthur, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a09645

3) Miner working with Consolidated Coal Company, Kentucky, 1935. (detail) Shahn, Ben, photographer.


4) Boy employed by the Turkey Knob Mine, MacDonald, W.Va., 1908. Hine, Lewis, photographer. Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

5) Rat by Peter Kemmer, via Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/pkmousie/2199520904/

6) Dirty Printmaking Hands by CrumpArt, via Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/65029273@N00/514372467

7) Mother and widow and relatives weeping at the grave of deceased at memorial meeting near Jackson, Kentucky, Breathitt County, 1940. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a43430

8) Woman miner, photograph courtesy of The Charleston Gazette

9) Coal miner's son carrying home bag of coal swiped from cars, The "Patch," Chaplin, West Virginia, 1938. Wolcott, Marion Post, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a39497

10) New River Gorge by S.J.Taylor, via Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/staylor336/1356434575/

11) Cemetery Across the Tracks from a Coal Mine, Westmoreland County, PA, 1936. Rothstein, Arthur, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b28311

12) Coal mining town in Welch, Bluefield section of West Virginia, 1940. Wolcott, Marion Post, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a39721

13) Coal miner waiting for lift home. Caples, WV, 1938. Wolcott, Marion Post, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a38712

14) MinerBoy by "nimrodcooper" via Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/78942451@N00/414793724

15) Hauling coal up the hill, picked up near mines, to his home. Chaplin, West Virginia, 1938. Wolcott, Marion Post, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c29651

16) Young boys salvaging coal from the slag heaps, Nanty Glo, Pennsylvania, 1937. Shahn, Ben, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a17102

17) Highway to Chicago, Illinois, 1939 (detail). Rothstein, Arthur, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a11032

18) Dusky Pygmy Rattlesnake by "Sophro" via Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/zackbittner/150189426/

19) Girl waiting at window, Pike County, KY, 1939. Rothstein, Arthur, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a39138

20) Bucket and gourd. Gees Bend, AL, 1937 (detail). Rothstein, Arthur, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b35962

21) King of the Hill, 2006, by "Vaguely Artistic" via Flickr (detail, color modified): http://www.flickr.com/photos/vaguelyartistic/82641374/

22) Children's favorite playground, around coal mine tipples. Pursglove, Scotts Run, West Virginia, 1938. Wolcott, Marion Post, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a39856

23) Smiling with pleasure, a coal miner reads the paycheck enclosure, Eastern Pennsylvania mine, 1942 (detail). Perlitch, William, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b08665

24) Westland coal mine, Pittsburgh, PA (vicinity), 1942. Collier, John, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8d10985

25) Homesteader at work in garden. Tygart Valley Homesteads, WV, 1939. Vachon, John, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c16669

26) Miner and mule at American Radiator Mine, Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland Co., PA, 1936. Mydans, Carl, photographer.


27) Coal miner and family, residents of company town. Kempton, West Virginia, 1939. Vachon, John, photographer.


28) Coal miner now on relief, with son. Zeigler, IL, 1939. Rothstein, Arthur, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8b17305

29) Hand-carved gravestones in an old family cemetery where memorial meetings are held annually. In the mountains near Jackson, KY, 1940? Wolcott, Marion Post, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a43656

30) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (vicinity). Montour no 4 mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company. Miners in the cage enroute to the bottom of the mine, 1942. Collier, John, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8d10616

31) Coal miner's son, Kempton, WV, 1939. Vachon, John, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a04188



possible closing slides: Coal miner's son at Granger Homesteads, Iowa, 1940. Vachon, John, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a06087


(another kid)

http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a16675 (ditto)



xx) Child of coal miner, Jere, WV, 1938. Wolcott, Marion Post, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a39163  (girl on porch)

xx) Coal miner's children. Pursglove, WV, 1938. Wolcott, Marion Post, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a39465 (three on porch) 

xx) Fence gate in coal miner's front yard, Mohegan, WV, 1938. Wolcott, Marion Post, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a38672

xx) Miner's sons salvaging coal during May 1939 strike, Kempton, WV, 1939. Vachon, John, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a04199

xx) coal miner leaning against truck, black face: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a38837

xx) Why use the door?  http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8c29892

xx) two workers coming up out of the mine

xx) kid at doorway: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a39138

22 possibility) http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a08310

xx) two miners seated in mine: http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8d09524

xx) Children playing in street gutter in front of their home. Company coal town, Kempton, West Virginia, 1939. Vachon, John, photographer. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsa.8a04086


27) Excavator by "hellagood," via Flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/80436403@N00/10098320


May 2009: Scouting images for a 2009 NACAC presentation:



http://www.flickr.com/photos/fras/2620018845/ (red collander)


http://www.flickr.com/photos/untitlism/2485638194/in/photostream/ (fisherman)


http://www.flickr.com/photos/29093956@N00/1947517257 (old fashioned phone)


http://www.flickr.com/photos/73645804@N00/1384952210 (soccer practice - teamwork)


http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print (barn-raising... alternate teamwork)


http://www.flickr.com/photos/21257461@N05/2550349404 (what's in my head)


Potentially Useful Images for an "overview of coll. counseling" slideshow


Rural school girl in front of world map


4 kids jumping off a sand cliff (happy): http://www.flickr.com/photos/88112377@N00/453957521


young girl looking grumpy, sitting w/ homework: http://www.flickr.com/photos/17731548@N00/2194119780


rip tide sign at beach: http://www.flickr.com/photos/91903883@N00/1384400690


happy baby being thrown by dad: http://www.flickr.com/photos/30674396@N00/111897344


dad holding 8-ish boy aloft: http://www.flickr.com/photos/23459100@N03/2601402210


beautiful boy asleep on book: http://www.flickr.com/photos/83199342@N00/2790487126

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