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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: 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...

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Description: A grassy field and trees near Demien Lake, part of the "greenbelt."

Date: 1939-06-17 

Description: Henry Wallace, between two men, talking outdoors near an automobile. Henry Wallace, then the United States Secretary of Agriculture, visited and toured Gre...

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 is standing on a walkway on top of a mechanical conveyor belt machine in a quarry, loading a truck with sand and gravel. A man with a shovel is stand...

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1936 

Description: Southwest view of the Jeremiah Curtin house at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized as the...

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: Children riding decorated tricycles and baby carriages in a fourth of July parade with adults lining the street behind them.

Date: 1944-07-04 

Description: A line of girls dressed as flowers, probably as part of a Fourth of July "Garden Queen" pageant. The girls are standing in a long line and each of the girl...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Cub Scouts throw baseballs at a large caricature of a Japanese soldier during a Civilian Defense Rally. A man is sitting in a dunk tank on the left in a bo...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A young girl dances near a man wearing a tie on the announcer's platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. To the far left a microphone is visible, and in the b...

Photograph

Curtin House

Date: 1935 ca.

Description: View of the Jeremiah Curtin house located at 8685 West Grange Avenue. This stone and stucco residence was erected in 1835. It has been recognized as the b...

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Description: A school teacher reads to elementary school children, who are sitting on the floor in a large, open classroom.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A clown entertains three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, two of whom are wearing bonnets and matching dresses. Booths behind the women read "Variety Sto...

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Description: A man tilling soil on a farm with a tractor. Houses and trees are visible in the background.

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Description: A man is sitting at the wheel of a gas powered bulldozer. In the background are equipment, supplies, and a truck with the "US Dept of Agriculture / Farm Se...

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A police officer stands in front of an outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Photograph

Boy Playing Tennis

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Description: A young boy is in mid-swing playing tennis on a tennis court. Other tennis players, houses and a park are visible in the background.

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...

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Description: Rainwater running through a ditch along the side of a paved road. This picture was likely taken as a study of the drainage problems in Greendale.

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