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These 10 Pictures From North Carolina In The 1940s Are Mesmerizing

It was a completely different world in 1940s North Carolina, between WWII, FSA, still recovering from the Great Depression, and many families still trying to make their way…it’s a time some of us lived through and some can only look through pictures and wonder. Luckily, the FSA brought in amazing photographers to capture all the moments we’d otherwise forget. These 10 pictures below give us a glimpse into life in 1940s North Carolina.

Wow, what a different time. Did the images bring back any memories for you?

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on emoryrakestraw.com