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Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park 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.
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...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Seven children wearing coats and hats play in front of a roofed entrance of two-story house. One child has a tricycle, another is holding a doll. An automo...
Description: There were several businesses in Greendale, including a Co-op grocery store, variety store, post office, movie theater and a doctor and dentist office. The...
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: 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: The Greendale Department of Public Works used this truck to collect trash.
Description: Four men planting shrubbery along the edge of a brick patio area outside of the Administration Building. A duplex house is visible in the background.
Description: Three boys painting with watercolors at a folding table. They appear to be on a porch.
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: Henry Wallace, between two men, talking outdoors near an automobile. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toured Gre...
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...
Description: Interior of Kendall Des Jardin's drugstore on Broad Street. Two men are talking with a young boy inside the store.
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,...
Description: A woman and children sit around a picnic table with a variety of cakes displayed.
Description: A man cleans a residential street with an International I-14 tractor with a Hough sweeper attached.
Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...
Description: Two men are near a creek, swollen with rainwater, running through Center Park. A footbridge crosses the creek which has large stones along its banks. Trees...
Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.
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