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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...

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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...

Photograph

Village in Snow

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Elevated winter scene of Greendale (Milwaukee Co.), Wisconsin. Housing, roads and trees are visible in the distance. One person is walking through the snow...

A Greenbelt Town

Read about how the suburban community of Greendale, Wisconsin, was engineered and view photographs documenting its development.

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: 1939-05-13 

Description: Wooden tables and other crafts on display at a craft show in a room with a high ceiling.

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Description: Commercial buildings, roads, cars parked in lots, as seen from the snow-covered lawn of the Village Hall.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A view from behind the bar of a Civilian Defense Rally. Men and women are lined up and taps are visible.

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Commercial building with road (Broad Street) in foreground. Cars are parked in the lot, with Village Hall and residences in the background.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man with a gunny sack swung over his shoulder is dressed as a hillbilly with a wig and a fake beard. Next to him stands a man dressed as a preacher, and...

Date: 1942-08-15 

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: 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 man is sitting at the wheel of a long steamroller parked in a gravel lot with a brick building in the background.

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...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A young girl pushes a baby carriage along a street in a Fourth of July parade. The carriage is decorated like a stork with a bundle tied to its beak. A wom...

Photograph

The Riesen Family

Date: 1955-05-28 

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

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Description: Interior of the community drugstore. Visible products include "Klenzo Facial Tissue," "Briten Toothepaste" and "Kleenex Tissue."

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Side view of a woman pulling a little boy in a decorated coaster wagon in a Fourth of July parade. The boy is holding a bottle of milk with white streamers...

Date: 1941 

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...

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: Recently constructed residential housing as viewed from a hill. A fence is in the foreground. Porches, backyards, and small garages lead down to the Villag...

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