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Description: A street cleaning truck spraying water on a suburban street with houses in the background. The text on the driver's side door probably reads "US Dept. of A...

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...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of men standing next to an outdoor bar raise mugs of beer at a Civilian Defense Rally. There is a tent and dwellings in the background.

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View up residential street with newly constructed houses, young trees and lampposts. Men in suits and hats walk along the sidewalk. A speed limit sign is v...

Photograph

Two Men in Costume

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Two men wearing costumes as a part of a Civilian Defense Rally. The man on the left is wearing a straw hat, seersucker jacket, corsage, with a cane hanging...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two freshly built two-story houses in a clearing with trees. Both have small, covered back patios. There are no driveways or shrubbery in place yet.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Three boys painting with watercolors at a folding table. They appear to be on a porch.

Date: 1942-08-15 

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,...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man orders a beer from the outdoor bar at a Civil Defense Rally. The banners on the booth read "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer On Draft" and "Greendale Civilian...

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: A car is parked on the street in front of a row of houses. Children are playing in the front yards. There is a large tree in the foreground. Men are workin...

Photograph

Snowplow

Date: 1947 

Description: International snowplow.

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Description: A car is parked on a gravel road that stretches to the horizon. Farmhouses, barns, and fields are on both sides of the road. Telephone poles, trees, and a...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Group of people decorating the Garden Queen float for a Fourth of July parade near a large garage. The float reads "Greendale-The Garden City," "Pop. 2800"...

Date: 1938-12 ca.

Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...

Photograph

The Riesen Family

Date: 1955-05-28 

Description: The Riesen family, John, Jeanne, Linda and Jon play in their home.

Date: 1942-08-15 

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...

Date: 1938 ca.

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...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View from lawn of curved residential street lined with recently constructed housing and lampposts. A car sits in a driveway of a house on the left, and fur...

Date: 1937 ca.

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.

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