• Town of Milwaukee Town Hall with car in front

    Sheldon, Charles

    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…

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  • Wonderly House in Shorewood with children standing in front

    Sheldon, Charles

    The Wonderly House (also spelled as Wunderlie or Wunderly) was located on the west side of Oakland Avenue just south of Olive Street, and was probably the oldest house at the time in Shorewood. Built…

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  • Paving Edgewood Boulevard

    Sheldon, Charles

    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 Wood…

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  • Ice banks on Atwater Beach, Lake Michigan

    Sheldon, Charles

    Mary Sheldon shown with her sled standing next to a 20 foot high ice bank on Atwater Beach on Lake Michigan.

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  • High wire act, Coney Island Amusement Park, 1900-1916

    Photo acquired by Charles Sheldon depicting a high wire act and rollercoaster ride in the amusement park variously called Coney Island, Wonderland, and Ravenna. Other attractions included vaudeville a…

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  • Shorewood resident H. H. Henry

    Sheldon, Charles

    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 Ins…

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  • Horse drawn U.S. Mail wagon, Early 1920s

    Sheldon, Charles

    A horse drawn U.S. Mail wagon delivers mail on Edgewood Avenue; Mr. Graham is the mailman.

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  • Child and calf in pasture

    Sheldon, Charles

    Pastoral scene at present intersection of east Capitol Drive and north Newhall Street. Child is probably Charles Sheldon's daughter, Mary Sheldon, who was born in 1918.

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  • Child and Shorewood police officials, 1923

    Sheldon, Charles

    Mr. Sheldon's daughter, Mary Agnes, poses with Shorewood police officials, Chief Emil Bartels and Marshal Nick Zehren (with the handlebar mustache), at the 1923 Shorewood Village picnic in what was on…

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  • Milwaukee and Whitefish Bay Railway Company's Dummy Line railway

    Passenger train pulled by steam engine, referred to as the Dummy Line, which brought people from Milwaukee to recreation areas such as the Pabst Beer Garden, the Milwaukee Country Club, the Whitefish…

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  • Electric streetcar snow plow in snow storm of February, 1924

    Sheldon, Charles

    Mr. Sheldon's daughter, Mary Sheldon, stands in front of the electric streetcar snowplow (sweeper) at the TMER&L Co. car station during a snowstorm on February 6, 1924. The transit barns were located…

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  • Early home of Shorewood Presbyterian Church, Summer 1922

    Sheldon, Charles

    First home of Shorewood Presbyterian Church in old store building, north side of Capitol Drive just west of Stowell Avenue, Summer 1922. Address is ""518."" Sign says ""Shorewood Presbyterian Sunday S…

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  • The Green Bay Flyer train passing through Shorewood

    Sheldon, Charles

    Mary Sheldon watches the Green Bay Flyer, a Chicago & North Western Rail Road fast passenger train, pass through Shorewood on tracks adjacent to Wilson Drive. Mr. Sheldon notes that the photo was take…

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  • Sketch of Milwaukee Cement Mill

    A photo of an etching depicting the Milwaukee Cement Company mill on the Milwaukee River in Shorewood. The Milwaukee Cement Company mined the limestone along the Milwaukee River to make cement.

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  • Presbyterian Sunday School held in the Shorewood Village Hall

    Sheldon, Charles

    Shorewood Presbyterian Sunday School students shown standing in front of the Shorewood Village Hall. Note that some of the children are holding their musical instruments. Sunday morning classes were i…

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  • St. Robert's temporary church, 1913

    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 (formerl…

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  • Woman's Club in period costumes

    The Shorewood Woman's Club was formed in 1936 and frequently held special events featuring costumes.

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  • Iron bridge crossing Milwaukee River

    Sheldon, Charles

    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 ban…

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  • Shorewood Hospital, mid-20th century

    The original Shorewood Hospital was built in 1900. Two additions were added later. It was located between Maryland Avenue and Prospect Avenue on Edgewood Avenue. Also known as the Riverside/Shorewood…

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  • Light Horse Squadron on parade

    Sheldon, Charles

    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 righ…

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