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Swollen Stream

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Description: The Root River swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt. This picture was likely taken as a study of the water drainage in early Greendale.

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace meeting with a number of men and one young girl. A garden and residences can be seen in the background. Henry Wallace, then the United States...

Date: 1939-01-03 

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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Description: Intersection of two gravel roads. Telephone poles, some with posters stapled to them, line the sides of the road, and residential housing and fields are vi...

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1936 

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...

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Description: A street cleaning truck spraying water on a suburban street with houses in the background. The text on the driver's side door probably reads "US Dept. of A...

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1937 

Description: View from below of underside of water tower.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A uniformed member of the US armed forces leans against the rail of a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. The man is wearing a hat and has two bar...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Two women wearing dresses working one of the booths at a Civilian Defense Rally. A table is visible in the background with food on it.

Date: 1937-03-03 

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...

Date: 1942-08-15 

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...

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Description: A painted wooden sign on the side of a tree-lined road that reads "Village of Greendale / Pop. 2615."

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Description: A woman and child in front of brick commercial storefronts. Signs read, from left to right "Drugs Prescriptions," "Soda Grill Luncheonette" and "Greendale...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three men standing next to each other wearing ties on a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. They each have a ribbon on their ties that says: "Comm...

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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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...

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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.

Date: 1939 ca.

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

Date: 1940 

Description: Three men operate an International I-14 industrial tractor and a 300-gallon beam sprayer in an apple orchard. One man sits on the tractor while the other t...

Date: 1938-12 ca.

Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...

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