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This Is What Life In Minnesota Looked Like In 1939. WOW.

In 1939, the depression was ending, Europe was rife with conflict, and Minnesota was slowly changing into the state we all know today. Industry was booming and Minneapolis was the center of it all. Let’s glimpse into the past and see what life was like in 1939 through these photos.

Which one of these photos was most interesting to you? Tell us why in the comments.

Jo Magliocco
Minnesota staff writer for Only in Your State and owner of Minnesota blog, I'm a Minneapolis transplant who loves my cats, camera, and local coffee. On the weekends I'm usually exploring the North Shore or making my way through the list of Minnesota's State Parks. Want to talk about MN or ask me a question? Tweet me @sotafiedjo!