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Postcard

High School

Date: 1916-08-02 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard from across a street of the high school. There is a stone wall in front of the school, and a steep hill behind.

Date: 1877 

Description: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."

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...

Photograph

Dam Across River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dam in Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Note on back of print: "Possibly the mill dam at Waumandeee, Wisconsin flour mill."

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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...

Postcard

New Jail

Date: 1912-12-30 

Description: Photographic postcard from across a street of the exterior of the new two-story brick jail.

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...

Photograph

The Threshing Crew

Date:  date unknown

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

Postcard

Winter Scene

Date: 1907-11-07 

Description: Photographic postcard of a frozen body of water. Ice and snow mostly cover a pond or river, though some open water is visible. Bare trees and a barbed wire...

Date: 1922-09-10 

Description: Pioneers of Buffalo County memorial marker. Taken during the dedication ceremonies with a young girl standing next to an American flag.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Composite layout of Gesell family portraits displayed with peacock feathers photographed in a studio.

Photograph

Hillside View

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hillside view of Fountain City.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of parsonage and church in a rural area.

Photograph

Fountain City

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Fountain City from the opposite bank of a river.

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

Date: 1880 

Description: Bird's-eye map over the Mississippi River of Fountain City. Paddle steamers and steamboats are on the river, and bluffs are in the background.

Photograph

Old Eagle Brewery

Date: 1931-09 

Description: Exterior view of the building used by Eagle Brewing.

Date: 1902 after

Description: Hand-colored Mississippi River view with steamboat and rowboat in the river.

Date: 1938 

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...

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