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12 Very Rare Photos Taken During WWII In New Mexico

World War II is one of the most studied times in history, but what was life in New Mexico like during those years? Thanks to Yale’s collection of images captured between 1939 to 1945, we can glimpse the past and get an idea of what aspects of life were – and weren’t – affected by World War II.

Do you or your family members have any stories about life in New Mexico during World War II? We’d love to hear about them on the Only In New Mexico Facebook page.

You may also be interested to see images showing life here during the Great Depression.

Juliet White
Staff writer for Only In Your State and freelance writer. Juliet can be reached on Twitter @JulietWrites.