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Date: 1939 ca.
Description: View down row of back of houses. The backyards have gardens, and on the far left is a row of trees.
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: A man wearing a baseball cap holds a folder and a box labeled "Committee." He is also wearing a badge labeled "Committee" on his shirt pocket. In the far b...
Description: Winter scene with children throwing snowballs outdoors. The children are wearing hats and coats. There are trees and the roofs of houses in the background.
Description: A grassy field and trees near Demien Lake, part of the "greenbelt."
Description: Sewage lagoon at a treatment site.
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.
Description: The interior of the sewage treatment plant laboratory. A microscope and many glass beakers are sitting on the counter.
Date: 1936 ca.
Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.
Description: A police officer stands in front of an outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: View of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in the mid-1830s by Irish immigrants Davi...
Description: A view from behind the bar of a Civilian Defense Rally. Men and women are lined up and taps are visible.
Description: A woman wearing a red cross uniform at a Civilian Defense Rally. Her hat has the red cross logo and she is wearing a red cross lapel pin. The village hall...
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...
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: Elevated winter scene of Greendale (Milwaukee Co.), Wisconsin. Housing, roads and trees are visible in the distance. One person is walking through the snow...
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: A table spread with crafts at a hobby show with cards identifying the artist. The objects on display include two sets of bookends, one made by "Faye Gore"...
Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a long steamroller parked in a gravel lot with a brick building in the background.
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.
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