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Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A mock shotgun wedding at a Civilian Defense Rally, with a solider marrying a woman with a man dressed as a country priest presiding.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A crowd of children are lines up in a park with bicycles and tricycles decorated with streamers and tissue paper before a Fourth of July parade.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Men and women standing on a roped off platform before a Fourth of July parade. The man wearing the hat and eyeglasses is potentially the grand marshal of t...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A sketch of an aspect of the waterworks. Text reads "Typical PFT "Downes" Floating Cover Installation."

Photograph

Children in Library

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Young children reading at the library. A librarian works near the circulation desk in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women and men preparing hot dogs in crock pots at a booth at the Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A clown entertains three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, two of whom are wearing bonnets and matching dresses. Booths behind the women read "Variety Sto...

A Greenbelt Town

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

Date: 1941 

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...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Three boys painting with watercolors at a folding table. They appear to be on a porch.

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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...

Date: 1939-03-21 ca.

Description: Elevated view of a man operating a tractor in a neighborhood to clear the sidewalks of snow.

Date: 1942-08-15 

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.

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The recently constructed Greendale water tower.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Rear view of men working the "Country Store" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. A "wheel of fortune" device is on the right and a crowd and an elevated ann...

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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: 1938 ca.

Description: A group of children, boys and girls, reading at tables in a sunny reading room in the public library. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of school-age children with a few adults playing band instruments outdoors at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Photograph

Snowplow

Date: 1947 

Description: International snowplow.

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Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.

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