A shot from October 1939 shows a Greenhills softball game. Extensive recreational facilities were provided in all three developments. These included baseball diamonds, running tracks, football fields, public parks and picnic areas. Camp sites were also installed in the forested area surrounding the Greenbelt development. This project also had a man-made lake.
Photo from Library of Congress / John Vachon


The Public Pool at Greenbelt is seen here. A pool was also included with the Greenhills development but none was built at Greendale.
Photo from Library of Congress / Marion Post Wolcott


A September 1939 medical visit at Greendale is seen here. The practitioner is probably a part-time Health Officer employed by the city. 
Photo from Library of Congress / John Vachon


Singing a hymn at a Greenbelt church. The date, May 1942. The designers of America's green suburbs set aside land parcels which were used for the construction of several houses of worship.
Photo from Library of Congress / Marjorie Collins