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Date: 1936-03 ca.

Description: Grouping of houses in the Greendale suburb of Milwaukee, which are shown during the construction phase.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A woman and children sit around a picnic table with a variety of cakes displayed.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Winter scene with children throwing snowballs outdoors. The children are wearing hats and coats. There are trees and the roofs of houses in the background.

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.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A marching band in full regalia in a Fourth of July parade. They are walking in the street, spectators are along the grass near the curb, and storefronts a...

A Greenbelt Town

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

Date: 1939-05-13 

Description: Bookcase, end tables, pictures, and other crafts at a hobby show.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A mock shotgun wedding at a Civilian Defense Rally, with a solider marrying a woman with a man dressed as a country priest presiding.

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: A crane and a truck in a clearing between a road lined with telephone poles and a row of houses. On the right near the truck a man is working. The license...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man orders a beer from the outdoor bar at a Civil Defense Rally. The banners on the booth read "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer On Draft" and "Greendale Civilian...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: Large group of construction workers walking through neighborhood of houses that are in the middle of being constructed.

Photograph

Housing Project

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: A child peddles his tricycle on a sidewalk at the end of a cul de sac in his Greendale neighborhood with houses lining the street.

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...

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Description: Rear view of a trench dug by a ditch digger. A man walks towards the ditch digger from two trucks, one fitted with a crane-like attachment, which are parke...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Band, in full regalia, playing tubas, clarinets and trumpets as well as other instruments, outside at a Fourth of July parade. There is a brick building in...

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.

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Description: A group of children and adults at a wading pool in a park.

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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...

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...

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Description: A man wearing a tie stands next to an industrial trailer used for clearing of land. The side of the trailer reads "BROS" and there are other vehicles visib...

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