These 15 Photos Of Arkansas In The 1960s Are Mesmerizing

America’s pretty knowledgable of what life was like during the 1960s, thanks to the wonderful chronicling of counterculture history. We’re also aware of how those in big, bustling cities lived in the ’60s thanks to award-winning shows like AMC’s Mad Men and period crime dramas like NBC’s Aquarius. One has to dig a little deeper to find out how states like Arkansas fared during that decade, and it turns out that life was moving right along just fine in the Natural State.  A huge thanks to Historic Arkansas Facts and Photos for sharing these pictures from the 1960s:

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Historic Arkansas Facts and Photos is a great source for a look at Arkansas history caught on camera, stretching all the way back to photographs from the 19th-century. Check them out! For those Arkansans who were fortunate enough to live in the Natural State during those days, we’d love to hear your thoughts on how life has changed in Arkansas since then.