These 9 Candid Photos Show What Life Was Like In Delaware In The 1930s

Delaware’s history is full of highs and lows, and each decade has brought widespread change to the First State. In the 1930s, Delawareans coped with the effects of the Great Depression while trying to balance coastal life and New Deal opportunities. Take a look at these vintage Delaware photos to see just what life was like almost a century ago.

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For more peeks into Delaware history, read There’s Something Special About These 10 Delaware Farms From The Past.