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Description: A painted wooden sign on the side of a tree-lined road that reads "Village of Greendale / Pop. 2615."

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Description: Interior of the community drugstore. Visible products include "Klenzo Facial Tissue," "Briten Toothepaste" and "Kleenex Tissue."

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The Riesen Family

Date: 1955-05-28 

Description: The Riesen family, John, Jeanne, Linda and Jon play in their home.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A man orders a beer from the outdoor bar at a Civil Defense Rally. The banners on the booth read "Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer On Draft" and "Greendale Civilian...

Date: 1938 

Description: A librarian checks out a book to a young girl, while other children sit at tables reading in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seat...

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Description: View across road of car parked on the side of the road. In the background are brick buildings, including (from left to right) the Central Heating Plant, th...

Date: 1940 

Description: Three men operate an International I-14 industrial tractor and a 300-gallon beam sprayer in an apple orchard. One man sits on the tractor while the other t...

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July 4th Parade

Date: 1944-07-04 

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

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Description: Stone carving of a farm couple with a foal installed on the side of a brick building. Carved by Alonzo Hauser in 1938.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A smiling young girl stands on a raised platform in front of a microphone being used for the Civilian Defense Rally. A record player and other electronic d...

Date: 1937 ca.

Description: A planning sketch of the sewage disposal plant.

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: A group of school-age children with a few adults playing band instruments outdoors at a Civilian Defense Rally.

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: 1937 ca.

Description: Elevated view of construction workers placing rebar in the foundation of a house in preparation for concrete to be poured.

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Dogpatcher Booth

Date: 1942-08-15 

Description: The Dogpathers booth, surrounded by a crowd of children. Text on the banners and other signs read: "Kickapoo Juice Penny Pitch" "Greendale Dogpathers Cause...

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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: 1942-08-15 

Description: Women selling ceramics behind a booth at a Civilian Defense Rally. The elevated announcers booth is visible in the background.

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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Description: A man stands on rocks that will dam Dale Creek. This picture was likely taken for a study of the water drainage system in early Greendale.

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...

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