Here Are The Oldest Photos Ever Taken In Texas And They’re Incredible

Thanks to the plethora of files in Wikimedia Commons, there’s quite an archive of images documenting the history of the Lone Star State. We’ve compiled some of the most amazing early photos taken in Texas, from old drugstores to telephone operators and everything in between. Take a look:

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What did you think of these photos? Does anything look familiar?

For more old photos of Texas, check out these taken during the Great Depression.