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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,...
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...
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...
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Protz, an unidentified woman, and Clara Tester posing with "schuetzen-rifles." The Alma Schuetzenver...
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...
Description: Bartender couple pose behind bar at Rose's Bright Spot on Highway 35, south of Fountain City.
Description: LeAnn Wenger, the Buffalo County Honey Queen. Wenger's hometown is Fountain City, Wisconsin. She is standing in front of a honey display, wearing a Buffalo...
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: Woman churning butter.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.
Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.
Description: Woman milking her cow.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.
Description: Elevated view across field with large haystacks towards a woman sitting in horse-drawn carriage in a farmyard.
Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.
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.
Description: A woman poses in front of her log cabin with her dog.
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