This Is What Life In Ohio Looked Like In 1935. WOW.

The 1930s was such a simpler time. It’s hard to imagine what life was like back then, but photography is one key way we can get a glimpse into the past. Like many other states, Ohio was still struggling to overcome the Great Depression during this time. The following collection of photos by Carl Mydans showcase what life was like in Hamilton County, Ohio in December 1935. The original captions are included.

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Do you or any of your family members remember what life was like in 1935? Do you have any vintage photos of Ohio? Share your experiences and photos with us in the comments below!