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Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of construction workers placing rebar in the foundation of a house in preparation for concrete to be poured.

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.

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...

Photograph

Shooting Gallery

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Side view from behind the shooting gallery at a Civilian Defense Rally. Women and boys are shooting at targets while Boy Scouts and other men stand around....

Date: 1936-03 ca.

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

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: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man smoking a cigar and wearing a hat stands between two women wearing bonnets and matching dresses with signs around their necks that read "My Heart Bee...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of girls working behind the counter at the ice cream booth at the Civilian Defense Rally take a moment to pose for a picture. Two of the girls are...

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Description: A man in a hat and overalls leans over a trench or ditch digger, looking down into the excavated area. Pipes, an automobile, and a building are visible in...

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: Intersection of two gravel roads. Telephone poles, some with posters stapled to them, line the sides of the road, and residential housing and fields are vi...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Young boys and girls participate in a "Childrens Bathing Beauty Contest" at a Civilian Defense Rally. Women are standing around the children. The winners,...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Elevated view from the announcer's booth of crowd of people at a Civilian Defense Rally. The ice cream stand and the "country store" are visible in the bac...

A Greenbelt Town

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

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...

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.

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...

Photograph

Man Selling Tickets

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing eyeglasses and sitting at a booth sells tickets related to a Civilian Defense Rally. Children and adults are at booths in the background, inc...

Photograph

Greendale Theater

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The front entrance of the Greendale Theater with other storefronts visible. The marquee reads "Greendale Theater, Air Conditioned For Comfort, New Show Eve...

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Description: Rear view of a trench dug by a ditch digger. A man walks towards the ditch digger from two trucks, one fitted with a crane-like attachment, which are parke...

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