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Date: 1918-01 

Description: Reverend Chrysostom Verwyst in an outdoor candid pose, wearing his robe.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Train station with several men, including one standing atop a large water tower.

Date: 1922-09-10 

Description: Pioneers of Buffalo County memorial marker. Taken during the dedication ceremonies with a young girl standing next to an American flag.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gerhard Gesell, Jr., wearing a baseball uniform.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Tableau of "Martha Washington's Tea Party" enacted by Mrs. Gesell and friends. Left to right: Mrs. Schaettle, Mrs. Kempter, (the younger) Mrs. Fritz Laue,...

Photograph

Bartenders

Date:  

Description: Bartender couple pose behind bar at Rose's Bright Spot on Highway 35, south of Fountain City.

Date: 1938 

Description: Merton Sutter receiving a 4-H farm accounting award in front of a McCormick-Deering All-Steel Thresher. Original caption reads: "Winner of $300 merchandisi...

Photograph

Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Bertha Gesell washing doll clothes in a wooden tub. Clothes are on a clothesline behind her. Her doll sit...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two of the Gesell boys in a baseball pose.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man standing on bluff with Mississippi River far below in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Groups of boys on the Mississippi River shore undressing for a swim. Alma is visible across the river.

Date:  

Description: Six young girls playing with dolls on a porch.

Photograph

Gesell Children

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin in the background.

Date: 1893 

Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell's five children (l to r: Arnold, Bertha, Robert, Gerhard, and Wilma) posed around a Christmas tree with their gifts.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of photographer Gerhard Gesell, Sr. and his wife Christine Giesen Gesell taken shortly after their marriage in 1879. She is sitting in a ch...

Date: 1905 

Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.

Photograph

Girls in a Ring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.

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