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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: 1939 ca.

Description: View down row of back of houses. The backyards have gardens, and on the far left is a row of trees.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Men from the armed forces working a game booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. Their hats are embroidered with the text "Greendale Wisconsin."

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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: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.

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: 1941 

Description: A young boy wearing a crown is presented with a framed portrait of himself by two men, one of whom is smoking a cigarette. The man on the right is holding...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of construction workers placing rebar in the foundation of a house in preparation for concrete to be poured.

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1937 

Description: View from below of underside of water tower.

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.

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Description: The exterior of a brick building, most likely a recently built school. Workers are near the building planting and working the soil around the base of the b...

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...

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Description: The Root River swollen with rainwater and/or snow melt. A recently built duplex housing unit is visible in the background. This picture was likely taken as...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: A man operates an International I-14 tractor with a six foot 112-V mower.

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: 1939 ca.

Description: Flag pole with limestone carving of women and men by Alonzo Hauser, who was appointed by the Farm Security Administration, at its base. The sculpture was b...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...

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...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A soldier in full uniform stands next to a list of all the members of the Greendale, Wisconsin, community who are enlisted with the armed forces. The list...

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Description: A man is on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine that is loading sand and gravel into the bed of a truck. A steam shovel is visible in th...

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