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Description: A group of school-age children with a few adults playing band instruments outdoors at a Civilian Defense Rally.
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 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...
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: 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: A group of people standing in front of a list posted outside of a building of all the members of the Greendale, Wisconsin, community who are "In The Servic...
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: The Greendale Department of Public Works used this truck to collect trash.
Description: Village Hall in the distance, as seen down Broad Street. There is an automobile parked on the left and on the right, a sign reads "Caution Speed 20 Mile Pe...
Description: Henry Wallace, between two men, talking outdoors near an automobile. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toured Gre...
Description: Elevated view of construction workers placing rebar in the foundation of a house in preparation for concrete to be poured.
Description: A man stands at a podium speaking into a microphone. There is a cake with the number 10 on it, and letters on the curtain behind him spell out "...gratulat...
Description: A small boy is standing next to a baby in a decorated coaster wagon before a Fourth of July parade. A large crowd is standing on the grass behind them, and...
Description: Rocks placed to control the flow of Dale Creek. A house is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in ear...
Description: Southeast view of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized...
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...
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: A smiling young girl posed wearing a crown and a dress.
Description: A woman in a coat and hat is walking past The Village Inn. Residential housing and automobiles are visible in the background.
Description: A man empties a garbage can into the back of an International D-300 truck parked in a residential neighborhood near houses.
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