These 10 Candid Photos Show What Life Was Like In Kentucky In the 1940s

The Bluegrass is a place that takes great pride in its history, and there’s nothing we love more than perusing old photos that capture certain moments in time. Today, we’re taking it back to the 1940s in Kentucky. Known as the War Years, the ’40s was a decade of big cultural changes and historic significance in the U.S. Here are 10 candid photos that show what life was like in Kentucky in the 1940s, and we hope you enjoy this trip back in time as much as we did putting it together!

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It’s always fun to take a look back. And while so much has changed, the key values we hold near and dear her in the Bluegrass – like family and faith, for example — remain as steadfast as ever.

In the mood for another throwback? Check out these amazing snapshots of Kentucky from the early 1900s!