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Date: 1938-12 ca.

Description: A device spraying water to create an ice rink. The rink was 115 x 200 ft. and was opened sometime during Christmas week 1938. There are houses and pedestri...

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Description: Group of children boarding school bus.

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

Water Tower

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: The recently constructed Greendale water tower.

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: 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...

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

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...

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1937 

Description: View from below of underside of water tower.

Date: 1941 

Description: A young boy and girl posed dressed up and wearing a crowns.

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

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Description: A man wearing a suit and a hat stands on a mound of dirt in a road with an automobile on his left and a steam shovel on his right. The steam shovel has a s...

Date: 1944-07-05 

Description: Adults are standing around two girls with decorated baby carriages before a Fourth of July parade. There is a house, yard and automobile in the background.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Girls riding bicycles at a Civilian Defense Rally. The Greendale Village Hall with clock tower is visible in the background, and the street has been blocke...

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...

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...

Photograph

Cars on Gravel Road

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Description: Two cars driving on a gravel road lined with telephone poles or power lines. On the right beyond a stop sign, cars are parked behind a fence. More cars are...

A Greenbelt Town

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

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.

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