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Date: 1938 ca.

Description: A group of children sit at tables in a library reading books and magazines while a librarian looks on from her circulation desk. When it opened in 1938, th...

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.

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Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...

Photograph

Hydraulic Pump

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Description: Hydraulic pump and pipes, most likely in a sewage treatment plant.

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....

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Description: A school teacher reads to elementary school children, who are sitting on the floor in a large, open classroom.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Cub Scouts throw baseballs at a large caricature of a Japanese soldier during a Civilian Defense Rally. A man is sitting in a dunk tank on the left in a bo...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of school-age children with a several adults sitting outdoors with band instruments at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, on right, talking to two men in front of the community center building. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visi...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Side view of a group of women at a Civilian Defense Rally standing behind a counter with loaves of bread. Behind them is a table of covered cake pans and o...

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,...

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...

Date: 1938 

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...

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: The exterior of a brick building, most likely a recently built school. Workers are near the building planting and working the soil around the base of the b...

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Description: A tractor outfitted with a rotating brush device clears snow from a fenced-in ice rink with overhead lights.

Date: 1939-01-03 

Description: A man empties a garbage can into the back of an International D-300 truck parked in a residential neighborhood near houses.

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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...

Date: 1944 

Description: Sewage lagoon at a treatment site.

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