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These 9 Photos Of Northern California From The 1950s Are Mesmerizing

Have you ever wondered what it was like to live in Northern California in the 1950s? Here’s your chance to see just what it was like. Back when sock hops and newspaper boys were a thing, there’s a time that’s been forgotten. Sure, you could ask your grandparents to explain it all to you, but here are a few photos that will help you to understand the life they lived not so long ago.

It’s hard to believe what life was like so long ago. Some think those were the best days ever, but others might think today is a lot better than so many years before. What do you think?

Joanne Kraft
Joanne is a fourth-generation Northern Californian. She knows good sour dough bread when she tastes it and understands the best parts of the Golden State are nowhere near Los Angeles.