This Is What Texas Looked Like In 1939. WOW.

Most of us hadn’t graced the earth with our presence yet in the 1930’s, but that doesn’t stop us from wondering what life was like. Our parents and grandparents can share memories and stories, but there’s nothing like a photo gallery to convey the trials and tribulations (and blessings) of being alive in post-Depression Texas. Take a look at these 24 old photos from 1939.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

As you can see, life was very different back then. But differences aside, there are some things about our state that will always remain the same – and looking into the past can remind us of this. What are your thoughts on these pictures? Let me know in the comments below!