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

The 1930s left an indelible mark on New Jersey’s history. From the Great Depression, to the Lindbergh kidnapping, to the Hindenburg disaster, it was certainly a dark time in the state. Of course, we survived. We’re a resilient bunch, and we got through with loads of hard work with a little fun mixed in! Here are a few photos from the decade, for a peek back into the past…

Share your own vintage photos in the comments! To learn more about the Hindenburg disaster (1938), click here. To learn more about the lesser known USS Akron disaster (1931), click here.