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    • School house

    • Buildings; Schools; Historic buildings
    • Shorewood schoolhouse at the turn of the century, located on the northwest corner of Oakland Avenue and Capitol Drive. It was a wood frame building popularly referred to as the Little Pink Schoolhouse, probably once painted red. It was later used...
    • St. Robert's temporary church, 1913

    • Churches; Buildings
    • Image appears to be a clipping from a newspaper depicting a frame building used as a temporary church for St. Robert's Catholic parish in 1913, located on the southeast corner of Atwater Road (formerly Mineral Springs Road, presently Capitol Drive)...
    • Train carrying President Coolidge

    • Railroads; Politicians; Railroad stations; Celebrations; Children
    • President Calvin Coolidge waves from the back of his train as it passes through Shorewood near the Shorewood depot. The C&NW RR train was one of 25 passenger trains that passed through Shorewood daily.
    • Iron bridge crossing Milwaukee River

    • Bridges; Rivers; Children
    • An iron bridge, called Atwater Bridge, crossed the Milwaukee River at current Capitol Drive. Built in 1885, it was replaced by a concrete bridge in 1927. Mary Sheldon is standing on the west river bank. The chimney from the old cement factory...

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