These 15 Candid Photos Show What Life Was Like In New Mexico In The 1940s
Life has certainly changed in the last 80 years. Health and technological advancements, clothing styles, and quality of living have improved in a variety of ways, mostly for the better. Here’s a look at life approximately eight decades ago and you may be surprised at how much things have changed.
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Having the opportunity to view New Mexico as our parents and grandparents did is an incredible sight, don’t you think? What kind of old photos would you like to see in future posts?
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at email@example.com.
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