These 12 Houses In Arkansas From The 1930s Will Open Your Eyes To A Different Time

As we look at what’s ahead for Arkansas in 2016, it’s still very important to remember where our great state has been. The Natural State made it through the Great Depression despite years of struggling, and it speaks to the tenacity of our residents that we’re the descendants of hard work and faith in progress. Looking at photographs of homes and families in Arkansas during that period of time reminds us to be proud of where we’ve been and gives us strength to face whatever comes at us in the future.

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It’s one thing to hear about the hard times from our relatives who lived in this difficult era, but photographs from the 1930s always send a clear message about how Arkansas residents struggled during the Great Depression. Share your memories and thoughts about this era. What feelings do these photos from the Great Depression evoke in you?