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There’s Something Special About These 15 Arizona Farms From The Past

For most of the country, the Great Depression was a time of both hardships and change. However, for many in the agricultural business these unfortunate circumstances also led to a period of migration and creating a new life in a new place. Here are some examples of what that life looked like:

This was a pretty amazing set of photos, wasn’t it? I always find that looking through old photo sets like these not only makes me appreciate the life I have today, but also how much easier life has become in the last several decades. What thoughts went through your mind when looking through these photos?

Monica Spencer
Monica is a Diné freelance writer and the Arizona staff writer for Only In Your State. She currently lives in Phoenix with her boyfriend and their herd of cats. You can reach her at