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.
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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!
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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