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Date: 1902 after
Description: Hand-colored Mississippi River view with steamboat and rowboat in the river.
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: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...
Description: Photographic postcard from the Mississippi of the city of Alma. The city of Alma is along Wisconsin State Highway 35, also known as the Great River Road. T...
Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.
Description: Winding farm road and distant farm with tree-covered hill in the background.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Composite layout of Gesell family portraits displayed with peacock feathers photographed in a studio.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.
Description: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.
Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.
Description: View across street of shops and other buildings along Main Street. A buggy can be seen driving down the road. There is a bluff in the background.
Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.
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...
Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin in the background.
Description: Farmers driving their cattle to a stockyard near the Burlington Depot, a weekly occurrence.
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...
Description: Photographic postcard from across a street of the exterior of the new two-story brick jail.
Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.
Description: Photographic postcard of the river valley from the bluffs near Alma. A small portion of the river is visible between the bluffs and somewhat obscured by lo...
Description: View of parsonage and church in a rural area.
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