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Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace meeting with a number of men and one young girl. A garden and residences can be seen in the background. Henry Wallace, then the United States...

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Description: Commercial buildings, roads, cars parked in lots, as seen from the snow-covered lawn of the Village Hall.

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Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...

Photograph

Two Men in Costume

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Two men wearing costumes as a part of a Civilian Defense Rally. The man on the left is wearing a straw hat, seersucker jacket, corsage, with a cane hanging...

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging on the wall, as well as tables with other crafted goods in a room with a high ceiling.

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Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a gas powered bulldozer. In the background are equipment, supplies, and a truck with the "US Dept of Agriculture / Farm Se...

Date: 1942-08-19 

Description: A crowd of people mills around the Civilian Defense Rally ticket booth, which has an announcer situated on the roof. He is speaking into a microphone, addr...

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: A painted wooden sign on the side of a tree-lined road that reads "Village of Greendale / Pop. 2615."

Date: 1940 ca.

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

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man smoking a cigarette and wearing a hat is juggling tin cans in front of the "Prize Cakes and Coffee" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally.

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Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: Wooden tables and other crafts on display at a craft show in a room with a high ceiling.

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Description: Steamroller parked on a gravel road.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A clown entertains three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, two of whom are wearing bonnets and matching dresses. Booths behind the women read "Variety Sto...

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Street Sign

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Description: A neighborhood street sign at the intersection of Northwood and Azalea Court. Azalea Court is identified as "No thru street." A house with a well-kept yard...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Five girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a row and each of the girls has a num...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing a baseball cap holds a folder and a box labeled "Committee." He is also wearing a badge labeled "Committee" on his shirt pocket. In the far b...

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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