44 Amazing Photos Showing Life in Texas in the early 1970s

Texas is a state in the South Central region of the United States. At 268,596 square miles (695,662 km2), and with more than 29.1 million residents in 2020, it is the second-largest U.S. state by both area (after Alaska) and population (after California). Texas shares borders with the states of Louisiana to the east, ArkansasContinue reading “44 Amazing Photos Showing Life in Texas in the early 1970s”

48 Amazing Photos Of The Galveston Hurricane Of 1900, The Deadliest Disaster In American History

The 1900 Galveston hurricane, also known as the Great Galveston hurricane and the Galveston Flood, and known regionally as the Great Storm of 1900 or the 1900 Storm, was the deadliest natural disaster in United States history and the fifth-deadliest Atlantic hurricane, only behind Hurricane Mitch overall. The hurricane left between 6,000 and 12,000 fatalitiesContinue reading “48 Amazing Photos Of The Galveston Hurricane Of 1900, The Deadliest Disaster In American History”

Amazing Photos Showing Life in Texas migrant camps During the 1940s

Migrant Camps, or Weedpatch Camp, has its origins in the migrations during the drought that caused the Dust Bowl in the mid-1930s. Oklahoma was especially hard hit by the drought and many of the farmers there left. They migrated to California where they moved from farm to farm looking for work as farm laborers. TheyContinue reading “Amazing Photos Showing Life in Texas migrant camps During the 1940s”

32 Vintage Photos of Houston, Texas in the 1950s

Houston is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth-most populous city in the United States, most populous city in the Southern United States, as well as the sixth-most populous in North America, with a population of 2,304,580 in 2020. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico,Continue reading “32 Vintage Photos of Houston, Texas in the 1950s”

28 Vintage Photos Showing Women’s Rodeo Fashion at the Flying L Ranch in Texas, 1947

When people first hear the word “rodeo”, most will likely picture a man in a ten gallon hat, plaid shirt, and jeans — think Marlboro Man. The truth is, rodeo and fashion have gone hand in hand for decades. Believe it or not, rodeo attire has seen its fair share of fashion trends. Going backContinue reading “28 Vintage Photos Showing Women’s Rodeo Fashion at the Flying L Ranch in Texas, 1947”

20 Incredible Color Photographs Showing Life in Texas in the Early 1940s

On the eve of the Great Depression, most Texans lived on farms or ranches or in small towns. Though the previous decade saw successes in oil, the economy was still dominated by agriculture – cotton in the north, livestock in the west and a growing citrus industry in the south. When the stock market crashedContinue reading “20 Incredible Color Photographs Showing Life in Texas in the Early 1940s”