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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: 1939-05-13 

Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging from the wall. Rugs are draped over radiators. There are also bedside tables, lamps, a bookshelf, and a rocking chair. A s...

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: 1939-06-17 

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...

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Pile of Metal Drums

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Description: A pile of metal drums sits in the snow next to corner of brick building. One of the drums has the words "Hello Neighbor" painted on it. Residential housing...

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...

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Description: Men and women walking on sidewalk in front of a brick commercial building. The Greendale Village Hall is in the background and snow is on the ground.

Date: 1938 ca.

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...

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: Elevated view of people crowding around booths at a Civilian Defense Rally, "Poker Dart, Holy Name Society," "Meat mart, American Legion," "[obscured]Jap!...

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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...

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, between two men, talking outdoors near an automobile. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toured Gre...

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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...

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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.

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Description: The Root River, swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt, runs under a bridge on which a man is walking. Recently built houses are visible in the misty back...

Date: 1940 

Description: A man cleans a residential street with an International I-14 tractor with a Hough sweeper attached.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large group of construction workers walking through neighborhood of houses that are in the middle of being constructed.

Date: 1942-08-19 

Description: A crowd of people mills around the Civilian Defense Rally ticket booth, which has an announcer situated on the roof. He is speaking into a microphone, addr...

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The Riesen Family

Date: 1955-05-28 

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

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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