There's Something Special About These 15 Arizona Farms From The Past
By Monica Spencer|Published February 06, 2016
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For most of the country, the Great Depression was a time of both hardships and change. However, for many in the agricultural business these unfortunate circumstances also led to a period of migration and creating a new life in a new place. Here are some examples of what that life looked like:
This was a pretty amazing set of photos, wasn’t it? I always find that looking through old photo sets like these not only makes me appreciate the life I have today, but also how much easier life has become in the last several decades. What thoughts went through your mind when looking through these photos?
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