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    • Town of Milwaukee Town Hall with car in front

    • Automobiles; Family; Children; City & town halls
    • The Town of Milwaukee Town Hall was built in 1872 and located on the north side of Bender Road, just west of Port Washington Road. Standing near the car in front is probably Mr. Sheldon's wife, Agnes, with their daughter, Mary, on April 1, 1925. ...
    • Shorewood resident H. H. Henry

    • Men; Clothing & dress; People
    • Shorewood resident H. H. Henry looking west on Capitol Drive (formerly called Lake Street, Mineral Spring Road, and Atwater Road). The picture was taken near the later site of Catholic Family Life Insurance, formerly the American Bowling Congress...
    • Light Horse Squadron on parade

    • Military personnel; Parades & processions
    • 105th Cavalry Unit of the Wisconsin National Guard -- the Light Horse Squadron -- parades on Oakland Avenue in front of their Armory. Commander Quill's residence is shown in the background on the right, later moved to the south west corner of...
    • 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...
    • Paving Edgewood Boulevard

    • Streets; Hospitals
    • Shorewood paved the north half of Edgewood Avenue, originally called Keefe Avenue, leaving the Milwaukee side unpaved. Note the ""harp lights"" and Shorewood Hospital/Riverside Sanitarium; Downer Woods on the left.
    • Milwaukee Cement Mill

    • Industry; Rivers; Cement industry; Mining; Quarrying;
    • A photo acquired by Charles Sheldon depicting the Milwaukee Cement Mill from west side of the Milwaukee River. A train spur going into the industrial area served the mill.

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