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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.
Description: Rocks placed to control the flow of Dale Creek. A house is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in ear...
Description: A group of children exiting the brick Community Building. Two sculptures flank the sign above the entrance. There is a thick layer of snow on the ground an...
Description: A man tilling soil on a farm with a tractor. Houses and trees are visible in the background.
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: A small backyard garden is in the foreground near what appears to be a house. Men are working next to two trucks and a crane in the background.
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.
Description: Three men standing next to each other wearing ties on a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. They each have a ribbon on their ties that says: "Comm...
Description: Three men raising mugs of beer from behind the outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background is a tent.
Description: A young girl stands behind a microphone on the announcers platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background are a road and commercial buildings.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: The recently constructed Greendale water tower.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Two people, most likely a woman or girl, and a boy, are walking on a footpath with houses and young trees on either side of the path.
Description: Village Hall in the distance, as seen down Broad Street. There is an automobile parked on the left and on the right, a sign reads "Caution Speed 20 Mile Pe...
Description: First floor of a two-story house that is in the middle of being constructed. Other duplexes and houses are visible in the background.
Description: Four girls standing in a row dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. Each of the girls has a number around her arm...
Description: View across snow-covered lawn or field of a school building with a smokestack. Automobiles are parked nearby.
Description: A police officer stands in front of an outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Description: A grader manufactured by The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. sits in a lot. Trucks and equipment are parked in the background near industrial buildings an...
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...
Description: A man cleans a residential street with an International I-14 tractor with a Hough sweeper attached.
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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