11 Historic Photos That Show Us What It Was Like Living In Oklahoma In The Early 1900s

One of the greatest photographic archives in U.S. history was taken between 1935 and 1944 under the direction of the Farm Security Administration (FSA) and the Office of War Information (OWI). Luckily, Oklahoma was included and over 2,000 photographs were captured by traveling photographers – Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, and Arthur Rothstein. Keep scrolling to see 11 historic photos (and their original descriptions) that show us what it was like living in Oklahoma in the late 1930s.

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To view the full collection of photos from Photogrammar, click here.

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