25 Rare Photos Taken In Arizona During The Great Depression
The Great Depression was a pretty rough time for people across the country, including here in Arizona. While we didn’t experience rampant homelessness and poverty to the degree as more populated states, Arizonans still had to make the best of a poor economy and a changing way of life. Here are 25 photos that give a glimpse into Arizona life during that time period.
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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 [email protected]
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