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Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.
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...
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Four children, one boy and three girls, playing on a a swing set outside of a brick building, probably a school.
Description: Group of children boarding school bus.
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.
Description: Display of bows, arrows and a target in a corner with tree branches and gravel at a hobby show. There are labels on some of the items.
Description: A residential footpath along a rural street. It crosses a small stream with a bridge. Homes are visible in the background and telephone poles run alongside...
Description: Children riding ponies in a roped-off area in a park at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Description: North elevation of the Jeremiah Curtin house, located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recogniz...
Description: The Dogpathers booth, surrounded by a crowd of children. Text on the banners and other signs read: "Kickapoo Juice Penny Pitch" "Greendale Dogpathers Cause...
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.
Description: The Riesen family, John, Jeanne, Linda and Jon play in their home.
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: The recently constructed Greendale water tower.
Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. The man is holding the woman almost parallel to the ice whi...
Description: Four men stand together to sing from sheet music. Three of the men are dressed in suits and ties, and one man is dressed as an old-fashioned constable, inc...
Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.
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...
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.
Description: View from below of underside of water tower.
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...
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