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Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View up residential street with newly constructed houses, young trees and lampposts. Men in suits and hats walk along the sidewalk. A speed limit sign is v...

Photograph

The Riesen Family

Date: 1955-05-28 

Description: The Riesen family, John, Jeanne, Linda and Jon play in their home.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two people, most likely a woman or girl, and a boy, are walking on a footpath with houses and young trees on either side of the path.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A young girl pushes a baby carriage along a street in a Fourth of July parade. The carriage is decorated like a stork with a bundle tied to its beak. A wom...

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: 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: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...

A Greenbelt Town

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

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of people standing in front of a list posted outside of a building of all the members of the Greendale, Wisconsin, community who are "In The Servic...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Four girls standing in a row dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. Each of the girls has a number around her arm...

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Description: Thirteen men, all wearing hats, standing in a row in front of trucks and a tractor in a lot near an industrial building and chain link fence. Probably serv...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Band, in full regalia, playing tubas, clarinets and trumpets as well as other instruments, outside at a Fourth of July parade. There is a brick building in...

Photograph

Man Selling Tickets

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing eyeglasses and sitting at a booth sells tickets related to a Civilian Defense Rally. Children and adults are at booths in the background, inc...

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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...

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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: 1938 ca.

Description: Three boys in a public library looking for books in the main stacks. A table and magazine rack are in the foreground. When it opened in 1938, the Library h...

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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...

Photograph

New Construction

Date: 1941 

Description: Two houses and a large lawn.

Date: 1941 

Description: A young boy and girl posed dressed up and wearing a crowns.

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, between two men, talking outdoors near an automobile. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toured Gre...

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