These 10 Photos Taken During The Great Depression Prove Georgians Are Undeniably Tough
If you live in Georgia, then it’s likely that you don’t need convincing on how tough Georgians can be, no matter what happens. Georgia has been through its own fair share of natural disasters, chaotic events in history, and troubling times. But the thing is, no matter how hard it gets, Georgians always bounce back. Back in the 1930s, Georgia was hit particularly hard. The Great Depression in Georgia was felt by many, and there are tons of rare yet beautiful photographs to prove it. But what these photos also prove to us is just how resilient Georgians can be—facing whatever comes their way. Take a look at these 10 timeless photos…
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What do you think of these rare and timeless photos? It certainly makes you feel like Georgians can get through anything, right? Sound off in the comments section. Or, if you have any stories of family members who lived through the Great Depression in Georgia, we’d love to hear from you!
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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