11 Historic North Dakota Photographs That Show How Life Here Has Changed

The world is always changing, and the way of life with it. It can be crazy to think that in just 100 years we went from rolling the first, clunky consumer cars onto roads to today where people communicate from all over the world in an instant through the internet. Back in the day, living in North Dakota was different than it is now. These fascinating historic photographs of North Dakota showcase different parts of the day-to-day life and society from as early as the 1870s and up to the 1950s. Take a look and see just how different — and in some cases, similar — things were back then:

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Which of these photos bring back memories from your past or your family’s history? We have showcased photos of more recent times in North Dakota, too. Check out these 1970s North Dakota photos for some serious nostalgia.

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