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Date: 1941 

Description: A man stands at a podium speaking into a microphone. There is a cake with the number 10 on it, and letters on the curtain behind him spell out "...gratulat...

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Road Grader

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Description: A grader manufactured by The Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. sits in a lot. Trucks and equipment are parked in the background near industrial buildings an...

Date: 1942-08-15 

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.

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Hydraulic Pump

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

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: Wildflowers next to the side yard and the front steps of a house.

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Children in Library

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Young children reading at the library. A librarian works near the circulation desk in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...

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: 1938 ca.

Description: Three boys in a public library looking for books in the main stacks. A table and magazine rack are in the foreground. When it opened in 1938, the Library h...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated view of village with snow on the ground. A tennis court, flag pole, and pedestrians are visible in the foreground. Behind the tennis court are roa...

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Description: A man is on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine that is loading sand and gravel into the bed of a truck. A steam shovel is visible in th...

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Man Selling Tickets

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing eyeglasses and sitting at a booth sells tickets related to a Civilian Defense Rally. Children and adults are at booths in the background, inc...

Date: 1937-06 ca.

Description: A planning sketch of the sewage treatment site. The sketch is signed "A Deimel" and dated "June 1936." The text at the bottom of the sketch reads "Sewage T...

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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...

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: 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...

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: 1942-08-15 

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...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: View down row of back of houses. The backyards have gardens, and on the far left is a row of trees.

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Description: A car is parked on a gravel road that stretches to the horizon. Farmhouses, barns, and fields are on both sides of the road. Telephone poles, trees, and a...

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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...

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