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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...
Description: A woman and children sit around a picnic table with a variety of cakes displayed.
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...
Description: Adults are standing around two girls with decorated baby carriages before a Fourth of July parade. There is a house, yard and automobile in the background.
Description: North elevation of the Jeremiah Curtin house, located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recogniz...
Description: A man empties a garbage can into the back of an International D-300 truck parked in a residential neighborhood near houses.
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...
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: 1939 ca.
Description: Exterior of a freshly built two-story house located at 293 East Orchard Court. The house has a covered patio. There is no driveway in place yet, and a fres...
Description: A group of men standing next to an outdoor bar raise mugs of beer at a Civilian Defense Rally. There is a tent and dwellings in the background.
Date: 1939-03-21 ca.
Description: Elevated winter scene with a man operating a tractor in the Greendale, Wisconsin, neighborhood clearing the sidewalks of snow.
Description: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.
Description: A steam shovel moving sand and gravel in a quarry.
Description: Rainwater running through a ditch along the side of a paved road. This picture was likely taken as a study of the drainage problems in Greendale.
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...
Description: Stone carving of a farm couple with a foal installed on the side of a brick building. Carved by Alonzo Hauser in 1938.
Description: A woman in a coat and hat is walking past The Village Inn. Residential housing and automobiles are visible in the background.
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...
Description: Commercial buildings, roads, cars parked in lots, as seen from the snow-covered lawn of the Village Hall.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.
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