You Won’t Even Recognize Minnesota When You Watch This Historical Footage From The 1940s

Do you ever wish you could travel back in time? Many of us have, at one point or another, dreamt of going back to see how people once lived. We might never be able to truly step into years gone by, but we can still get a sense of life in decades past through photos and videos.

In the past, we’ve looked at images of Minnesota in the 1950s and 1960s. But today, we’d like to go back even further in time. Below, you’ll find historical footage of Minneapolis from the 1940s. This fascinating footage gives a small glimpse of what life was like 80 years ago in the City of Lakes. Check it out!

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This fascinating footage of the 1940s is a must watch if you’ve ever been curious about what Minneapolis was like in years past. Check out the full video below:

What do you think? What are your favorite memories of Minnesota from years ago? Let us know in the comments!

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