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Photograph

Garbage Truck

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Description: The Greendale Department of Public Works used this truck to collect trash.

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Photograph

July 4th Parade

Date: 1944-07-04 

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

A Greenbelt Town

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

Date: 1940 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Children in Library

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Young children reading at the library. A librarian works near the circulation desk in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...

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.

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

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...

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Description: Man holding bow during archery practice.

Date: 1964 

Description: This map shows various zoning section and includes labeled streets, parks, and cemeteries. The upper left corner contains a legend of land use.

Date: 1940 

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

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.

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...

Map or Atlas

Greendale, Wisconsin

Date: 1938 

Description: This map shows buildings, lots, parks, schools, pumping stations, sites reserved for churches, and water towers.

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...

Date: 1936-03 ca.

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

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Description: Interior of Kendall Des Jardin's drugstore on Broad Street. Two men are talking with a young boy inside the store.

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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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