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The Riesen Family

Date: 1955-05-28 

Description: The Riesen family, John, Jeanne, Linda and Jon, play in their home.

Date: 1936-03 ca.

Description: Grouping of houses in the Greendale suburb of Milwaukee, which are shown during the construction phase.

Photograph

New Construction

Date: 1941 

Description: Two houses and a large lawn.

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Rear view of the Jeremiah Curtin house at 8685 West Grange Avenue showing the kitchen lean-to. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has...

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized as the b...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd gathered at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths are in the background, including a game booth where you can "Deflate The Axis,...

Date:  ca.

Description: Group of children boarding school bus.

Date: 1939-01-03 

Description: A man empties a garbage can into the back of an International D-300 truck parked in a residential neighborhood near houses.

Date:  

Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.

Date:  ca.

Description: Students gathered closely around their teachers in the kindergarten room on the south end of the school. The open hearth, fireplace, high ceilings and wind...

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1936 

Description: North elevation of the Jeremiah Curtin house, located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recogniz...

Photograph

July 4th Parade

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: People riding decorated bicycles in a 4th of July parade.

Date: 1940 

Description: A man cleans a residential street with an International I-14 tractor with a Hough sweeper attached.

Date: 1937-03-03 

Description: A pencil drawing of a proposed area of the planned community of Greendale, Wisconsin. The community was established as an objective of the Department of Ag...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.

A Greenbelt Town

Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.

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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...

Photograph

Snowplow

Date: 1947 

Description: International snowplow.

Photograph

Housing Project

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A child peddles his tricycle on a sidewalk at the end of a cul de sac in his Greendale neighborhood with houses lining the street.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A man operates an International I-14 tractor with a six foot 112-V mower.

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