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Date: 1941 ca.

Description: A small backyard garden is in the foreground near what appears to be a house. Men are working next to two trucks and a crane in the background.

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Description: A dump truck full of loose gravel is emptying its load onto a street. A leveler is following behind to redistribute the gravel evenly across the road. Ther...

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Residential Housing

Date: 1936 ca.

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

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Man Holding Tickets

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man wearing a hat and tie holds tickets he just purchased for use at a Civilian Defense Rally. A child stands to his right leaning on the ticket counter....

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

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Description: A man wearing a hat sprays liquid from a canister hanging from his shoulder designed to kill mosquitoes. He is in a field and trees are in the background.

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,...

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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: Two women wearing dresses working one of the booths at a Civilian Defense Rally. A table is visible in the background with food on it.

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...

Photograph

Pile of Metal Drums

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Description: A pile of metal drums sits in the snow next to corner of brick building. One of the drums has the words "Hello Neighbor" painted on it. Residential housing...

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Little Girl

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A little girl at a Civilian Defense Rally.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: Three women at a Civilian Defense Rally, one of whom is sitting on a bicycle. Children and adults are standing in the street and on the curb in the backgro...

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:  ca.

Description: Group of children boarding school bus.

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Description: Men and women walking on sidewalk in front of a brick commercial building. The Greendale Village Hall is in the background and snow is on the ground.

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Description: A flatbed truck is parked in the driveway of a recently constructed house while another automobile is parked in the road outside the house. Other recently...

Date: 1964 

Description: This map shows various zoning section and includes labeled streets, parks, and cemeteries. The upper left corner contains a legend of land use.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: Two freshly built two-story houses in a clearing with trees. Both have small, covered back patios. There are no driveways or shrubbery in place yet.

A Greenbelt Town

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