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Date: 1936-03 ca.

Description: Grouping of houses in the Greendale suburb of Milwaukee, which are shown during the construction phase.

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Two-Story House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...

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Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

Date: 1942-08-15 

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

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.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Side view of a group of women at a Civilian Defense Rally standing behind a counter with loaves of bread. Behind them is a table of covered cake pans and o...

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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.

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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 

Description: A woman and man sit at a round table in a public library reading. An office cubicle and magazine rack are visible in the background. When it opened in 1938...

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...

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Garbage Truck

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Description: The Greendale Department of Public Works used this truck to collect trash.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Five girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a row and each of the girls has a num...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Cub Scouts throw baseballs at a large caricature of a Japanese soldier during a Civilian Defense Rally. A man is sitting in a dunk tank on the left in a bo...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Children wearing coats and hats throwing snowballs outdoors. There are trees, and the roofs of houses in the background.

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Description: A flatbed truck is parked in the driveway of a recently constructed house while another automobile is parked in the road outside the house. Other recently...

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Description: A dump truck full of loose gravel is emptying its load onto a street. A leveler is following behind to redistribute the gravel evenly across the road. Ther...

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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Hydraulic Pump

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

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Description: A tractor outfitted with a rotating brush device clears snow from a fenced-in ice rink with overhead lights.

Date: 1937-06 ca.

Description: A planning sketch of the sewage treatment site. The sketch is signed "A Deimel" and dated "June 1936." The text at the bottom of the sketch reads "Sewage T...

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