This Is What Texas Looked Like 100 Years Ago...It May Surprise You
By Katie Lawrence|Published December 04, 2015
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.
Pictures are timeless. They capture a moment and allow us to cherish it forever with the simple push of a button. Today we’re traveling back in time to the early 1900’s and getting a glimpse of just how different life was in Texas a century ago. If you think our state is mesmerizing now, take a look at these pieces of history from an era before busy streets, corporate offices, and abundant commercial businessess…your jaw just might drop.
Did you recognize any of these places? If Texas has changed this much in the last century, can you even imagine what it might look like in another 100 years? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below!
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