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Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Children wearing coats and hats throwing snowballs outdoors. There are trees, and the roofs of houses in the background.

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: A man in a hat and overalls leans over a trench or ditch digger, looking down into the excavated area. Pipes, an automobile, and a building are visible in...

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Description: Interior of Kendall Des Jardin's drugstore on Broad Street. Two men are talking with a young boy inside the store.

Date: 1941-02-11 

Description: A couple, most likely Gerda Wank with Joe Puccetti, in the middle of an ice skating exhibition. The man is holding the woman almost parallel to the ice whi...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A soldier in full uniform stands next to a list of all the members of the Greendale, Wisconsin, community who are enlisted with the armed forces. The list...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three men standing next to each other wearing ties on a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. They each have a ribbon on their ties that says: "Comm...

Date: 1942-08-15 

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

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The Riesen Family

Date: 1955-05-28 

Description: The Riesen family, John, Jeanne, Linda and Jon play in their home.

Date:  ca.

Description: Students gathered closely around their teachers in the kindergarten room on the south end of the school. The open hearth, fireplace, high ceilings and wind...

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.

Date: 1939-05-13 

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.

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Description: Stone carving of a farm couple with a foal installed on the side of a brick building. Carved by Alonzo Hauser in 1938.

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Shooting Gallery

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Side view from behind the shooting gallery at a Civilian Defense Rally. Women and boys are shooting at targets while Boy Scouts and other men stand around....

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Curtin House

Date: 1936 

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...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing a hat and eyeglasses on a raised platform sits holding a microphone. There is a girl standing behind him, and children and adults are around...

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Snowplow

Date: 1947 

Description: International snowplow.

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Description: A group of children exiting the brick Community Building. Two sculptures flank the sign above the entrance. There is a thick layer of snow on the ground an...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Jack Rickert is painting words "1946 Pop. 2800" on the side of a Fourth of July Garden Queen Float. Above the painted sign the float is decorated with a pi...

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Water Tower

Date: 1937 

Description: View from below of underside of water tower.

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