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Photograph

Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

Description: View down road of mass-produced residential housing with farm in background.

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Rear view of the Jeremiah Curtin house at 8685 West Grange Avenue showing the kitchen lean-to. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has...

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.

Photograph

Two Men in Costume

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Two men wearing costumes as a part of a Civilian Defense Rally. The man on the left is wearing a straw hat, seersucker jacket, corsage, with a cane hanging...

Photograph

July 4th Parade

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: People riding decorated bicycles in a 4th of July parade.

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

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Rear view of men working the "Country Store" booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. A "wheel of fortune" device is on the right and a crowd and an elevated ann...

Date: 1940 ca.

Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of people standing in front of a list posted outside of a building of all the members of the Greendale, Wisconsin, community who are "In The Servic...

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Description: A residential footpath along a rural street. It crosses a small stream with a bridge. Homes are visible in the background and telephone poles run alongside...

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: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three men raising mugs of beer from behind the outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background is a tent.

Map or Atlas

Greendale, Wisconsin

Date: 1938 

Description: This map shows buildings, lots, parks, schools, pumping stations, sites reserved for churches, and water towers.

Date: 1938-07-05 

Description: A recently planted sapling in the backyard of an empty house, with other houses and roads visible in the background.

Date: 1941 

Description: A smiling young girl posed wearing a crown and a dress.

Date: 1942-08-15 

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

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: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, sitting at a table posing for a photograph with six men and one woman. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visit...

Date: 1944 

Description: Sewage lagoon at a treatment site.

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