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Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Cub Scouts throw baseballs at a large caricature of a Japanese soldier during a Civilian Defense Rally. A man is sitting in a dunk tank on the left in a bo...

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Description: Steamroller parked on a gravel road.

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Description: The interior of the sewage treatment plant laboratory. A microscope and many glass beakers are sitting on the counter.

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...

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Description: Group of children boarding school bus.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of boys and girls seated with instruments are waiting to perform music at a Civilian Defense Rally.

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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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Description: Two men spray trees for pests. One man is driving a tractor pulling a tank, while the other man follows behind holding a high pressure hose spraying the li...

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...

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Boy Playing Tennis

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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.

A Greenbelt Town

Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man near a booth wearing a hat with a feather smokes a cigar while setting up for a Civilian Defense Rally. The announcers platform is in the background.

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Description: Rear view of a trench dug by a ditch digger. A man walks towards the ditch digger from two trucks, one fitted with a crane-like attachment, which are parke...

Date: 1936-03 ca.

Description: Grouping of houses in the Greendale suburb of Milwaukee, which are shown during the construction phase.

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Greendale Theater

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The front entrance of the Greendale Theater with other storefronts visible. The marquee reads "Greendale Theater, Air Conditioned For Comfort, New Show Eve...

Date: 1938 

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.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Children wearing coats and hats throwing snowballs outdoors. There are trees, and the roofs of houses in the background.

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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: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, one of whom is sitting on a bicycle. Children and adults are standing in the street and on the curb in the backgro...

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, on right, talking to two men in front of the community center building. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visi...

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