Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
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....
Description: A grassy field and trees near Demien Lake, part of the "greenbelt."
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"...
Description: A hobby show with quilts hanging on the wall, as well as tables with other crafted goods in a room with a high ceiling.
Description: Elevated view from the announcer's booth of crowd of people at a Civilian Defense Rally. The ice cream stand and the "country store" are visible in the bac...
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: Men work to level the ground for foundations to be poured for homes. Exposed brick walls of partially constructed homes are on the left and right, and a di...
Description: A sketch of an aspect of the waterworks. Text reads "Typical PFT "Downes" Floating Cover Installation."
Description: A group of children pose on tricycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. Booths and crowds are visible in the background, including a game booth where you can "D...
Description: Women and men preparing hot dogs in crock pots at a booth at the Civilian Defense Rally.
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.
Description: Four men stand together to sing from sheet music. Three of the men are dressed in suits and ties, and one man is dressed as an old-fashioned constable, inc...
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.
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...
Description: Men from the armed forces working a game booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. Their hats are embroidered with the text "Greendale Wisconsin."
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...
Description: The interior of the sewage treatment plant laboratory. A microscope and many glass beakers are sitting on the counter.
Description: A man wearing a hat, shirt, and tie is driving a gas-powered riding lawnmower.
Description: A woman in a coat and hat is walking past The Village Inn. Residential housing and automobiles are visible in the background.
Description: A planning sketch of the sewage disposal plant.
Description: A woman and children sit around a picnic table with a variety of cakes displayed.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2014 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706