Old North Carolina Living in 1939

This is what life was like in North Carolina back in the 1930s. Click on it for more details.

Fourth of July, near Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Rural filling stations become community centers and general loafing grounds. The men in the baseball suits are on a local team which will play a game nearby. They are called the Cedargrove Team

Source: Library of Congress

In the background, you’ll see a flyer promoting the movie Dark Victory, starring Bette Davis and Humphrey Bogart. Below is the trailer for the movie.