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.
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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