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Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Fountain City looking south, with high bluff on left side of image, Mississippi River on the right extending toward the background. Foun...
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.
Date: date unknown
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.
Description: Six young girls playing with dolls on a porch.
Description: View of a German Lutheran church on the right, and the parsonage on the left.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Fountain City from the Mississippi River.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Tableaux 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: Main Street looking north. "Hotel and Saloon" on the right side, along with other buildings down the right and left side. Main Street is a dirt road. Th...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Boys undressing to go swimming in the Mississippi River. Alma, Wisconsin is across the river in the background.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View of Alma and river boat across the Mississippi River.
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...
Description: Reverend Chrysostom Verwyst in an outdoor candid pose, wearing his robe.
Description: View of Fountain City from the opposite bank of a river.
Date: 1902 after
Description: Elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River from the bluffs above the city. Photograph was taken after 1902 when the Buffalo County Training School...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking south over Fountain City and river.
Description: Located at 402 South Main Street, Henry E. Kochenderfer's service station, which opened in 1933, proudly dispensed Phillips 66 gasoline from three pumps o...
Description: Main Street in Alma.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of Fountain City.
Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
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