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Photograph

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: 1942-08-15 

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

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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...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A smiling young girl stands on a raised platform in front of a microphone being used for the Civilian Defense Rally. A record player and other electronic d...

Date: 1939-09 

Description: View from road of a group of seven children playing in front of a house and on the porch, while a woman holding a bag of groceries walks past on the sidewa...

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Description: A man wearing a tie stands next to an industrial trailer used for clearing of land. The side of the trailer reads "BROS" and there are other vehicles visib...

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging from the wall. Rugs are draped over radiators. There are also bedside tables, lamps, a bookshelf, and a rocking chair. A s...

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.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

Date: 1942-08-15 

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...

Date: 1944-07-05 

Description: Adults are standing around two girls with decorated baby carriages before a Fourth of July parade. There is a house, yard and automobile in the background.

Photograph

Boy Playing Tennis

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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.

Date: 1941 

Description: Four men stand together to sing from sheet music. Three of the men are dressed in suits and ties, and one man is dressed as an old-fashioned constable, inc...

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Description: There were several businesses in Greendale, including a Co-op grocery store, variety store, post office, movie theater and a doctor and dentist office. The...

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...

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging on the wall, as well as tables with other crafted goods in a room with a high ceiling.

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Hydraulic Pump

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Description: Hydraulic pump and pipes, most likely in a sewage treatment plant.

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...

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Wildflowers next to the side yard and the front steps of a house.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: A small backyard garden is in the foreground near what appears to be a house. Men are working next to two trucks and a crane in the background.

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