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Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Fountain City from the Mississippi River.
Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.
Description: Picture postcard of the Buffalo County Court House and Buffalo County Training School.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of Fountain City.
Description: Exterior view of the building used by Eagle Brewing.
Description: Woman churning butter.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell sitting in a chair reading an issue of the "Photographic Recorder".
Description: View from across the Mississippi River of Alma, looking north.
Description: View of the northern part of Fountain City referred to as "Germantown".
Date: date unknown
Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.
Description: View down flooded railroad tracks of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad by the Mississippi River. There are houses on the left, and in the backgroun...
Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.
Description: Groups of boys on the Mississippi River shore undressing for a swim. Alma is visible across the river.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Abraham Schmocker, a "hermit" who lived in "Stumptown" near Alma, seated on a bench outside his log cabin, holding a kitty. He was a Swiss immigrant, arriv...
Description: A woman poses in front of her log cabin with her dog.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Description: River view of Alma.
Description: Farmers driving their cattle to a stockyard near the Burlington Depot, a weekly occurrence.
Description: Stereograph of the upper Mississippi River. The text on the photograph reads, "From Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn."
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