The 1930's AJ Lennox

Living in the City

New York City in the 1930s

Advertising and their displays were growing in the city.

Obviously, there was still segregation in establishments.

Agricultural Life

Some farm work was still done by hand...

Others with plows and horses or mules...

But farming technology was increasing with wells and tractors.


Women started protesting for more work and helping others as their voice grew with their rights.

Segregation was very prominent in the 1930s.

But more African American schools were being established.

Family Life

Family was important during the 1930s.

Large families were common.

Many people played sports such as football and baseball in their free time.

And swimming was becoming very popular, especially with the women.

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