Simple Life in the Early 20th Century Through Amazing Found Photos

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In the early 1900s, the average family had an annual income of $3,000 (in today’s dollars). The family had no indoor plumbing, no phone, and no car.

About half of all American children lived in poverty. Most teens did not attend school; instead, they labored in factories or fields.

In 1900, about 60 percent of the population lived on farms or in rural areas. Today, one in four lives in rural areas; more than half live in suburbs.

Back when life was simple, these amazing photos were found by foundin_a_attic that show what life looked like in the early 20th century.

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