20 Rare Photos Taken In Texas During The Great Depression

Even though most of us weren’t around in the 1930’s, we know about the hardships of those who suffered through the Great Depression. Teamwork and companionship were lifeblood in those trying times, and we’ve never had a shortage of that in Texas. Our parents and grandparents can share countless stories of what they endured in an attempt to gain our understanding, but a picture is worth a thousand words. Here are some photos that show what life was like back then in our state.

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This gallery gives us insight into what life during the Great Depression was like in Texas, and reminds us that no matter how devastating the hardship, a quality that sets us Texans apart from everyone else is the unconditional love and support we have for one another that extends into the core of who we are.

What did you think of these photos? Do they remind you of any stories your loved ones have shared with you? Share your comments below.