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Children and Adults at Wading Pool

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

Date: 1947
Description: International snowplow.
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Children in Library

Date: 1938
Description: Young children reading at the library. A librarian works near the circulation desk in the background. When it opened in 1938, the Library had a seating cap...
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Garbage Truck

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Description: The Greendale Department of Public Works used this truck to collect trash.
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Kindergarten Students

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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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Children Boarding School Bus

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Description: Group of children boarding school bus.
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Two Men with Child in Drugstore

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Description: Interior of Kendall Des Jardin's drugstore on Broad Street. Two men are talking with a young boy inside the store.
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Ice Cream Stand at Civilian Defense Rally

Date: August 15 1942
Description: A scene from the Greendale Civilian Defense Rally. Mothers and children sit at a picnic table outside of the "Bendfelt House of Fine Ice Cream" stand opera...
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New Construction

Date: 1941
Description: Two houses and a large lawn.
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Drugstore Soda Fountain

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Description: There were several businesses in Greendale, including a Co-op grocery store, variety store, post office, movie theater and a doctor and dentist office. The...
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Man Practicing Archery

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Description: Man holding bow during archery practice.
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Houses and Water Tower

Date: 1940
Description: Elevated view over trees of village. In the background is a water tower on a hill with trees.
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July 4th Parade

Date: July 04 1944
Description: People riding decorated bicycles in a 4th of July parade.
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Commercial Building near Village Hall

Date: 1940
Description: Commercial building with road (Broad Street) in foreground. Cars are parked in the lot, with Village Hall and residences in the background.
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Crowd at Civilian Defense Rally

Date: August 15 1942
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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Village in Snow

Date: 1939
Description: Elevated winter scene of Greendale (Milwaukee Co.), Wisconsin. Housing, roads and trees are visible in the distance. One person is walking through the snow...
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Dwellings and Tennis Courts

Date: 1939
Description: Elevated view of village with snow on the ground. A tennis court, flag pole, and pedestrians are visible in the foreground. Behind the tennis court are roa...
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Two-Story House

Date: 1939
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...
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Freshly Built Two-Story Houses

Date: 1939
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.
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Two-Story House

Date: 1939
Description: Exterior of a freshly built two-story house located at 293 East Orchard Court. The house has a covered patio. There is no driveway in place yet, and a fres...

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