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Description: Photographic postcard over the Mississippi River showing of the town of Alma. Bluffs are behind the town. In the foreground, two men in hats sit in a canoe...
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.
Description: Winding farm road and distant farm with tree-covered hill in the background.
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of a railroad station.
Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.
Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.
Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.
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: 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...
Description: Farmers driving their cattle to a stockyard near the Burlington Depot, a weekly occurrence.
Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.
Description: View down flooded railroad tracks of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad by the Mississippi River. There are houses on the left, and in the backgroun...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Fountain City street scene including a law office and multiple other buildings.
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: Mule hitched to training cart, with driver, on a town street, possibly Alma.
Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.
Date: 1800 after
Description: Map shows plat of the town Alma and the Mississippi River. Streets running horizontally begin at the top with "SIXTH STREET" and end with "MAIN STREET". St...
Description: Wisconsin threshing crew, with steam operated tractor, in Buffalo county.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...
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