Here Is What Life In New Mexico’s Tiny Towns Looked Like 100 Years Ago

How do you think you would have fared during life a century ago? Times seemed simpler—though much rougher and dangerous—when compared to today but it’s always interesting looking back at old photos. The following photos depict life a century ago, between 1912 and 1925. During that time, life rapidly evolved with the advancement of medicine, living conditions, and more. Let’s take a look!

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What was life like for your ancestors living in those days? Have an interesting photo or story to share? We’d love to hear from you!

Within just 20 years of these photos being taken, life in New Mexico became vastly different. Check out some images of daily life in These 15 Candid Photos Show What Life Was Like In New Mexico In The 1940s.

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