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Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A line of girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a long line and each of the girl...

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Description: A woman in a coat and hat is walking past The Village Inn. Residential housing and automobiles are visible in the background.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: First floor of a two-story house that is in the middle of being constructed. Other duplexes and houses are visible in the background.

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A planning sketch of the sewage disposal plant.

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 ca.

Description: A car is parked on the street in front of a row of houses. Children are playing in the front yards. There is a large tree in the foreground. Men are workin...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Group of people decorating the Garden Queen float for a Fourth of July parade near a large garage. The float reads "Greendale-The Garden City," "Pop. 2800"...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, one of whom is sitting on a bicycle. Children and adults are standing in the street and on the curb in the backgro...

Photograph

Man Holding Tickets

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing a hat and tie holds tickets he just purchased for use at a Civilian Defense Rally. A child stands to his right leaning on the ticket counter....

Photograph

Shooting Gallery

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Side view from behind the shooting gallery at a Civilian Defense Rally. Women and boys are shooting at targets while Boy Scouts and other men stand around....

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.

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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...

A Greenbelt Town

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

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Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a gas powered bulldozer. In the background are equipment, supplies, and a truck with the "US Dept of Agriculture / Farm Se...

Map or Atlas

Greendale, Wisconsin

Date: 1938 

Description: This map shows buildings, lots, parks, schools, pumping stations, sites reserved for churches, and water towers.

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Description: Two children ride tricycles on sidewalk along the side of a brick building. There is a large pipe winding from the roof into one of the windows.

Photograph

July 4th Parade

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: People riding decorated bicycles in a 4th of July parade.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man near a booth wearing a hat with a feather smokes a cigar while setting up for a Civilian Defense Rally. The announcers platform is in the background.

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, sitting at a table posing for a photograph with six men and one woman. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visit...

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The recently constructed Greendale water tower.

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