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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking south over Fountain City and river.
Description: Large group of farm adults and children, probably of German extraction, of one or more families, gathered under fruit trees at the edge of a cornfield, pre...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the upper Mississippi River. The text on the photograph reads, "From Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn."
Description: A male gymnastics team posing in front of a building.
Description: A view from a hill overlooking the town of Alma, on the banks of the Mississippi River, which is frozen. Several churches and residential houses are visibl...
Description: Log-rolling contest with large group of spectators on shore.
Description: The Gesell family in costume with broom, sword, and other props for a humorous picture. Family members identified as follows: Gerhard Jr. (drinking from pi...
Description: Picture postcard of the Buffalo County Court House and Buffalo County Training School.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of Fountain City from the opposite bank of a river.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.
Description: Five children play in the yard while a young woman watches from the doorway. A boy hangs from a cross bar; a boy rides a rocking horse; two girls sit on a...
Description: Composite layout of Gesell family portraits displayed with peacock feathers photographed in a studio.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View of Eagle Bluff, the highest point on the Mississippi River.
Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.
Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.
Description: Alma from across the Mississippi River. Steamer 'U.S. General Barnard" is at a landing.
Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.
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