These 13 Candid Photos Show What Life Was Like In South Dakota In the 1940s

No matter the decade, South Dakota has always been a somewhat peaceful and happy place to live, even during the toughest of times. Take, for instance, the late 1930s and early 1940s (a la World War II), which is shown here in these 13 amazing candid South Dakota photos:

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