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Description: A man stands on rocks that will dam Dale Creek. This picture was likely taken for a study of the water drainage system in early Greendale.

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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: A man tilling soil on a farm with a tractor. Houses and trees are visible in the background.

Map or Atlas

Greendale, Wisconsin

Date: 1938 

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

Date: 1944-07-05 

Description: Adults are standing around two girls with decorated baby carriages before a Fourth of July parade. There is a house, yard and automobile in the background.

Date: 1941 

Description: A man stands at a podium speaking into a microphone. There is a cake with the number 10 on it, and letters on the curtain behind him spell out "...gratulat...

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...

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace walking out of a building with other men in the background. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toure...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: A crane and a truck in a clearing between a road lined with telephone poles and a row of houses. On the right near the truck a man is working. The license...

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1936 

Description: Southeast 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...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A conductor leads a band made up of school-age children as well as a few adults at a Civilian Defense Rally. They are playing outdoors in front of the Post...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated view of village with snow on the ground. A tennis court, flag pole, and pedestrians are visible in the foreground. Behind the tennis court are roa...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Men and women standing on a roped off platform before a Fourth of July parade. The man wearing the hat and eyeglasses is potentially the grand marshal of t...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Men from the armed forces working a game booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. Their hats are embroidered with the text "Greendale Wisconsin."

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: 1941 

Description: Four men stand together to sing from sheet music. Three of the men are dressed in suits and ties, and one man is dressed as an old-fashioned constable, inc...

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, between two men, talking outdoors near an automobile. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toured Gre...

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

Village in Snow

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated winter scene of Greendale (Milwaukee Co.), Wisconsin. Housing, roads and trees are visible in the distance. One person is walking through the snow...

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...

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