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Description: Elevated view from the announcer's booth of crowd of people at a Civilian Defense Rally. The ice cream stand and the "country store" are visible in the bac...
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...
Description: Two houses and a large lawn.
Description: Bookcase, end tables, pictures, and other crafts at a hobby show.
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...
Description: Children in costumes stand with adults near decorated baby carriages and coaster wagons before a Fourth of July parade. One of the wagons is covered and ha...
Description: A man smoking a cigarette and wearing a hat is juggling tin cans in front of the "Prize Cakes and Coffee" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally.
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.
Description: A man wearing eyeglasses and sitting at a booth sells tickets related to a Civilian Defense Rally. Children and adults are at booths in the background, inc...
Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...
Description: A police officer stands in front of an outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Description: A smiling young boy posed wearing a crown and a dress jacket. He is also wearing what is possibly a 4-H pin on his lapel.
Description: Children riding ponies in a roped-off area in a park at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Description: A group of children pose on tricycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths and crowds are visible in the background, including a game booth where you can "D...
Description: A man, most likely a driver or chauffeur wearing a cap, leans on a Ford automobile in a parking lot. A brick building and another car are visible in the ba...
Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: Rear view of the Jeremiah Curtin house at 8685 West Grange Avenue showing the kitchen lean-to. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has...
Date: 1941 ca.
Description: Wildflowers next to the side yard and the front steps of a house.
Date: 1939 ca.
Description: Flag pole with limestone carving of women and men by Alonzo Hauser, who was appointed by the Farm Security Administration, at its base. The sculpture was b...
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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