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Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Side view of a woman pulling a little boy in a decorated coaster wagon in a Fourth of July parade. The boy is holding a bottle of milk with white streamers...

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...

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Description: Steamroller parked on a gravel road.

Date: 1938 

Description: A librarian checks out a book to a young girl, while other children sit at tables reading in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seat...

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.

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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: 1937 ca.

Description: A sketch of an aspect of the waterworks. Text reads "Typical PFT "Downes" Floating Cover Installation."

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: 1937 ca.

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

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Rear view of men working the "Country Store" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. A "wheel of fortune" device is on the right and a crowd and an elevated ann...

Date: 1941 

Description: A smiling young boy posed wearing a crown and a dress jacket. He is also wearing what is possibly a 4-H pin on his lapel.

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: 1942-08-15 

Description: Slightly elevated view of crowd gathered at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths are in the background, including a game booth where you can "Deflate The Axis,...

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Greendale Theater

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The front entrance of the Greendale Theater with other storefronts visible. The marquee reads "Greendale Theater, Air Conditioned For Comfort, New Show Eve...

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Description: A scientist leans over a microscope in the sewage treatment plant laboratory. Glass beakers and other tools and equipment are sitting on the counter.

Date: 1940 

Description: Three men operate an International I-14 industrial tractor and a 300-gallon beam sprayer in an apple orchard. One man sits on the tractor while the other t...

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...

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: Rainwater pooling on the curb and in the driveway of a residence. A garage and well-groomed yard is also visible. A tricycle and coaster wagon are on a wal...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A marching band in full regalia in a Fourth of July parade. They are walking in the street, spectators are along the grass near the curb, and storefronts a...

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