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15 Rare Photos Taken in Louisiana During the Great Depression

Recently, a staff writer here at Only In Your State stumbled upon this amazing treasure trove of photographs from across Louisiana during the Great Depression World War II era. They will truly knock your socks off and take you right back to the past! You’ll be amazed by how much has changed and how much has stayed exactly the same. We’re going to do the work for you and find the most amazing photos of the bunch. Here’s a start!

What did you think of those photos? Which one was your favorite? Let us know in the comments below! Bonus points to you if you can recognize where exactly some of these photos were taken—for example, does anyone know if that church is still standing in Krotz Springs? Thanks so much for reading!

Kezia Kamenetz
Kezia Kamenetz is a native to southern Louisiana and lives in the Marigny neighborhood of New Orleans currently. When not writing about all the amazing things to be found in her state, her central passion is dreams and the wisdom they can offer, which you can learn more about by visiting KeziaVida.com