These 10 Candid Photos Show What Life Was Like In Maine In the 1930s

Life is a lot different back in the 1930s. There were no video games, no online shopping and certainly no camera phones. We’ve all come to rely on our phones to help us create instant memories to share with others, but 100 years ago life wasn’t quite so instant. While we love modern convenience, it’s fun to go back and think about how different life was in Maine. And, you’ve got to appreciate how much work went into capturing then developing these photos!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

To see more photos like this, check out this website with an easy search function to find Library of Congress photos from decades ago across the country.

It’s hard to believe, but even the 1970s was over 40 years ago! These vintage photos from the 1970s in Maine are mesmerizing! Plus, they might be just a little more relatable than those from the 1930s.

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