Here’s What Life In North Dakota Looked Like In The 1930s
There are things in life that are constantly changing, and others that have remained for decades. When thinking about the past, what do you think of that isn’t around anymore? What is different today? At the same time, what parts of the everyday life in North Dakota specifically are still around? Looking back at these photographs from the 1930s taken here in our state may help answer some of these questions, and give us a glimpse into exactly what it was like back then.
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It’s always fascinating to reflect on the past once and a while. What similarities and differences can you see from these photographs while comparing them to today? There are tons of obvious ones, of course, but there are subtle things in there, too.
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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