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Description: A group of boys and girls seated with instruments are waiting to perform music at a Civilian Defense Rally.
Description: Two children ride tricycles on sidewalk along the side of a brick building. There is a large pipe winding from the roof into one of the windows.
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: 1939 ca.
Description: Exterior of two-story house with brick work on front corner. There is an enclosed patio extending from the house towards the front drive. A street lamp is...
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...
Description: A teacher waiting for students in the doorway of a school bus parked in the driveway near a brick building. A driver and other adults are visible in the in...
Description: A street cleaning truck spraying water on a suburban street with houses in the background. The text on the driver's side door probably reads "US Dept. of A...
Date: 1937 ca.
Description: View down the ladder leading up to the water tower.
Description: A view from behind the bar of a Civilian Defense Rally. Men and women are lined up and taps are visible.
Description: Three men raising mugs of beer from behind the outdoor bar at a Civilian Defense Rally. In the background is a tent.
Description: A woman and children sit around a picnic table with a variety of cakes displayed.
Description: The front entrance of the Greendale Theater with other storefronts visible. The marquee reads "Greendale Theater, Air Conditioned For Comfort, New Show Eve...
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...
Description: A uniformed member of the US armed forces leans against the rail of a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. The man is wearing a hat and has two bar...
Description: Three men standing next to each other wearing ties on a raised platform at a Civilian Defense Rally. They each have a ribbon on their ties that says: "Comm...
Date: 1940 ca.
Description: Commercial building with road (Broad Street) in foreground. Cars are parked in the lot, with Village Hall and residences in the background.
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.
Description: A smiling young girl posed wearing a crown and a dress.
Description: Stone carving of a farm couple with a foal installed on the side of a brick building. Carved by Alonzo Hauser in 1938.
Description: View across snow-covered lawn or field of a school building with a smokestack. Automobiles are parked nearby.
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