These 10 Candid Photos Show What Life Was Like In Washington In the 1930s

Some of you may remember life in Washington before smart phones and the internet took over our lives. But what about life before most modern conveniences were around, before World War II changed everything, when our state was largely full of rural agricultural land? These photos offer a glimpse of life in the Evergreen State in the 1930s.

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Looking at these old photos, it’s interesting to see how far we’ve come. If you enjoy these blasts from the past, check out our collection of vintage photos as well.