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Description: Rear view of men working the "Country Store" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. A "wheel of fortune" device is on the right and a crowd and an elevated ann...
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Men work to level the ground for foundations to be poured for homes. Exposed brick walls of partially constructed homes are on the left and right, and a di...
Description: Children riding ponies in a roped-off area in a park at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Description: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.
Description: Women and men preparing hot dogs in crock pots at a booth at the Civilian Defense Rally.
Description: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...
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...
Description: A man empties a garbage can into the back of an International D-300 truck parked in a residential neighborhood near houses.
Description: A group of school-age children with a several adults sitting outdoors with band instruments at a Civilian Defense Rally.
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...
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.
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...
Description: A group of school-age children with a few adults playing band instruments outdoors at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Description: Two cars driving on a gravel road lined with telephone poles or power lines. On the right beyond a stop sign, cars are parked behind a fence. More cars are...
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...
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...
Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.
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,...
Description: Wooden tables and other crafts on display at a craft show in a room with a high ceiling.
Description: A little girl at a Civilian Defense Rally.
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