15 Vintage Photos Of Texas That Will Have You Longing For The Good Old Days
By Katie Lawrence|Published January 24, 2017
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 began writing for OnlyInYourState in 2015.
Today, Katie writes, edits, and performs several other tasks for OnlyInYourState and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on with a hot cup of coffee, practicing yoga, baking, or exploring the beautiful Lone Star State (in particular, the vast and mystical West Texas desert).
The saying, “a picture is worth a thousand words” couldn’t hold more truth. Photographs capture the precious moments that would otherwise become distant, faded memories in the backs of our minds. The following 15 photos were taken between 1940 and 1980 in Texas, and they showcase some of our state’s most historic sites, figures, and events.