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Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: View of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in the mid-1830s by Irish immigrants Davi...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Seven children wearing coats and hats play in front of a roofed entrance of two-story house. One child has a tricycle, another is holding a doll. An automo...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Three boys in a public library looking for books in the main stacks. A table and magazine rack are in the foreground. When it opened in 1938, the Library h...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Three boys painting with watercolors at a folding table. They appear to be on a porch.

Photograph

Boy Playing Tennis

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Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.

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Description: A street cleaning truck spraying water on a suburban street with houses in the background. The text on the driver's side door probably reads "US Dept. of A...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A group of children, boys and girls, reading at tables in a sunny reading room in the public library. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...

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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: 1944-07-04 

Description: Side view of a woman pulling a little boy in a decorated coaster wagon in a Fourth of July parade. The boy is holding a bottle of milk with white streamers...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A group of children sit at tables in a library reading books and magazines while a librarian looks on from her circulation desk. When it opened in 1938, th...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Children wearing coats and hats throwing snowballs outdoors. There are trees, and the roofs of houses in the background.

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...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A uniformed member of the US armed forces leans against the rail of a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. The man is wearing a hat and has two bar...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from lawn of curved residential street lined with recently constructed housing and lampposts. A car sits in a driveway of a house on the left, and fur...

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...

Photograph

Village in Snow

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated view of village in winter. Housing, roads and trees are visible in the distance. One person is walking through the snow in the foreground, and on...

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...

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: 1939-05-13 

Description: Bookcase, end tables, pictures, and other crafts at a hobby show.

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