These 10 Photos Of Texas In The 1950s Are Mesmerizing
They say pictures are worth a thousand words for a reason. Even though we weren’t around to get the full context behind the photo, we can sit and speculate for hours, daydreaming about various scenarios to explain what was going on. There was a time when Texas looked quite different than it does today – and it’s a treat to the eyes, in my opinion. Here are 12 vintage photos of Texas from the 1950s.
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If you were alive in the 1950s in Texas, how were things different than they are today? If you weren’t yet born, do your parents or grandparents talk about how their life has changed since those times? What do they say? Share with us in the comments!
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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