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Old 09-26-2017, 07:36 AM
 
Location: St. Paul, MN
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22 amazing historic photos....
http://www.onlyinyourstate.com/minne...depression-mo/

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Old 09-26-2017, 09:30 AM
 
Location: Bel Air, California
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I wonder sometimes if they just make up the captions to go along with the photos


i.e., "Clover that was too poor to harvest for seed had to be burned in 1937 near Littlefork."


instead how about; "man fends off leaping clumps of grass with a garden hoe"
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Old 09-26-2017, 12:23 PM
 
Location: Minnesota
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The first one should have been:


Minnesota's first heated outhouse was still drafty yet could double as a depression era sauna.
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Old 09-27-2017, 10:51 AM
 
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After some of the sad tales my mom told me about life during the Depression I probably shouldn't joke but I can hardly resist.

"Minnesota, Always Progressive, Boasts the First Home in the Nation for Men Unable to Keep Their Pants Buttoned!"

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