[pictures from October 1938] I can smell the fresh scent of clothes hung out to dry outside – Can you?

Photographs bring back memories

These photographs will bring back memories of the smell of freshly washed clothes hung out to dry on the line, the milkman delivering milk to your house, and pushing babies in strollers down the sidewalk on a beautiful fall day. Ah….the good old days!

Greenhills is a village in Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 3,615 at the 2010 census. It is a planned community that was established by the United States federal government during the Great Depression.

In  October 1938, photojournalist, John Vachon, visited Greenhills and captured these great photographs.

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Greenhills was designed to be surrounded by natural landscaping

Greenhills was designed to be surrounded by a “belt” of woodland and natural landscaping. Many families include third-and fourth-generation descendants of the village’s original “pioneers” who occupied the original International-style townhomes. The original government-built area, the Greenhills Historic District, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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More photographs of this unique and historic housing project of 1935

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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She cohost the Podcast: Alabama Grist Mill and developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me

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