These 10 Photos Of Michigan In the 1950s Are Mesmerizing
Michigan in the 1950s was at its height. We had developed the Arsenal of Democracy following WWII, and the automotive industry was going strong so most folks could find good jobs. And with that prosperity came the trappings of the middle class: nice homes in the suburbs and trips Up North with the family. Slowly our landscape began to change.
We’re fascinated with this period of American life, which is why we dug into some vintage photos that capture 1950s Michigan. Have a look.
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Takes you back, doesn’t it? Tell us or share with us any memories or old photos you may still have that really show what 1950s Michigan was like.
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Serena Maria Daniels is an award-winning freelance journalist in Detroit, by way of Chicago, by way of the West Coast. She writes about Michigan for OIYS. Serena enjoys learning about language and culture and taking road trips with her beagle Ralph.
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