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Date:  date unknown

Description: Four of the Gesell children in a studio setting in front of a painted backdrop.

Photograph

Gymnastics Team

Date:  

Description: A male gymnastics team posing in front of a building.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Children Playing

Date:  

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...

Date: 1895 

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:  date unknown

Description: Farmers driving their cattle to a stockyard near the Burlington Depot, a weekly occurrence.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three people playing croquet on the banks of the Mississippi River near Alma, Wis. A woman sits in a rowboat with a dog nearby in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mule hitched to training cart, with driver, on a town street, possibly Alma.

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men, wagons and horses in front of J.F. Meisser's Livery stable.

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Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman is holding an umbrella...

Photograph

The Threshing Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin threshing crew, with steam operated tractor, in Buffalo county.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view across field with large haystacks towards a woman sitting in horse-drawn carriage in a farmyard.

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:  date unknown

Description: View across the Mississippi River of Eagle Bluff and Fountain City, with a man in the foreground. The steamer "U.S. Gen. Barnard" is at a landing and a row...

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard over the Mississippi River showing of the town of Alma. Bluffs are behind the town. In the foreground, two men in hats sit in a canoe...

Photograph

Bossy and Betsy

Date: 1905 

Description: Woman milking her cow.

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell sitting in a chair reading an issue of the "Photographic Recorder".

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