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Description: Rainwater running through a ditch along the side of a paved road. This picture was likely taken as a study of the drainage problems in Greendale.

Map or Atlas

Greendale, Wisconsin

Date: 1938 

Description: This map shows buildings, lots, parks, schools, pumping stations, sites reserved for churches, and water towers.

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.

Photograph

Village in Snow

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated winter scene of Greendale (Milwaukee Co.), Wisconsin. Housing, roads and trees are visible in the distance. One person is walking through the snow...

Date: 1941 

Description: A young boy wearing a crown is presented with a framed portrait of himself by two men, one of whom is smoking a cigarette. The man on the right is holding...

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: 1941 

Description: A smiling young girl posed wearing a crown and a dress.

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,...

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Description: A flatbed truck is parked in the driveway of a recently constructed house while another automobile is parked in the road outside the house. Other recently...

Date: 1938 

Description: A librarian checks out a book to a young girl, while other children sit at tables reading in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seat...

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: 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: 1942-08-15 

Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...

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...

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Description: A man wearing a hat sprays liquid from a canister hanging from his shoulder designed to kill mosquitoes. He is in a field and trees are in the background.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A mock shotgun wedding at a Civilian Defense Rally, with a solider marrying a woman with a man dressed as a country priest presiding.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two picnic tables in a clearing at picnic grove.

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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.

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Description: A man tilling soil on a farm with a tractor. Houses and trees are visible in the background.

Photograph

Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of a freshly built two-story house located at 293 East Orchard Court. The house has a covered patio. There is no driveway in place yet, and a fres...

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