A Rare View Of 20th Century Rural America

Country Store 1939

Much is said about the industrial and commerce-based boom that dominated and arguably defined the 20th century in the United States, but the image featured above tells a different story. Taken in 1939 in Gordon, North Carolina, five men sit afront a rustic country store that, with columns made of timber wood, seems untouched by modern technology.

Savannah Cox
Savannah Cox is the Managing Editor of All That Is Interesting. A graduate student in New York, Savannah enjoys all things musical and political.
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