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Description: Village Hall in the distance, as seen down Broad Street. There is an automobile parked on the left and on the right, a sign reads "Caution Speed 20 Mile Pe...

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Description: Two men are near a creek, swollen with rainwater, running through Center Park. A footbridge crosses the creek which has large stones along its banks. Trees...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Band, in full regalia, playing tubas, clarinets and trumpets as well as other instruments, outside at a Fourth of July parade. There is a brick building in...

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Pile of Metal Drums

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Description: A pile of metal drums sits in the snow next to corner of brick building. One of the drums has the words "Hello Neighbor" painted on it. Residential housing...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View up residential street with newly constructed houses, young trees and lampposts. Men in suits and hats walk along the sidewalk. A speed limit sign is v...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women and men preparing hot dogs in crock pots at a booth at the Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Cub Scouts throw baseballs at a large caricature of a Japanese soldier during a Civilian Defense Rally. A man is sitting in a dunk tank on the left in a bo...

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Description: Group of children boarding school bus.

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Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, on right, talking to two men in front of the community center building. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visi...

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Description: There were several businesses in Greendale, including a Co-op grocery store, variety store, post office, movie theater and a doctor and dentist office. The...

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Description: The Root River swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt. A recently built duplex housing unit is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A mock shotgun wedding at a Civilian Defense Rally, with a solider marrying a woman with a man dressed as a country priest presiding.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of girls working behind the counter at the ice cream booth at the Civilian Defense Rally take a moment to pose for a picture. Two of the girls are...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of school-age children with a several adults sitting outdoors with band instruments at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man orders a beer from the outdoor bar at a Civil Defense Rally. The banners on the booth read "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer On Draft" and "Greendale Civilian...

Date: 1938-12 ca.

Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...

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