This Is What Life In Nevada Looked Like In 1940. Wow!

When compared to living in today’s society, the 1940s was a much simpler time. Listed below is a collection of rare photos by Arthur Rothstein. These 15 photos take us back to 1940, showing us how the people of this great state lived. The original captions are included with each photo.

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:

What do you think about these vintage photos of Nevada? Can you or any of your family members recall what life was like in 1940? If so, share your experiences with us in the comments below!