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Description: Two young girls play on a seesaw (teeter totter) in a yard near stacks of fuel wood.

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Alma from the Mississippi River. Two separate photographs are mounted on a back that reads "Wisconsin Scenery".

Photograph

Vineyard at Alma

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.

Photograph

Hillside View

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hillside view of Fountain City.

Photograph

Bartenders

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

Date: 1890 ca.

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1905 

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

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking down at wagons and crowd gathering for McCormick Day parade. "McCormick Day" was a promotional device sponsored by the McCormick Harv...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.

Postcard

Fountain City

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Fountain City with the Mississippi River in the background.

Photograph

Feeding a Calf

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma from across the Mississippi River. Steamer 'U.S. General Barnard" is at a landing.

Photograph

Beef Slough

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Oblique view from the Mississippi River. Two young women are in a rowboat near the shoreline, and two young men are fishing in the river. Alma at the foot...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Juvenile Coronet Band of Alma, Wisconsin, with boy holding instruments. Arnold Gesell is third from right...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from river of Fountain City's shoreline with bluffs in the background.

Photograph

Bossy and Betsy

Date: 1905 

Description: Woman milking her cow.

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