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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...
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
Date: date unknown
Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.
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...
Description: A parade of patriotically decorated automobiles progresses down the 100 block of North Main Street.
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.
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: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.
Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.
Description: Ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Register’s certificate in margin. On verso: Surveyor’s and Notary’s certificates. "Lot No: Four & South East Quarter...
Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.
Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.
Description: Colorized postcard of the Mississippi River and bluffs near Alma. A docked paddle boat can be seen by the shoreline.
Date: 1856 before
Description: This map shows the city as planned by the General Colonization Society, including streets,land parcels, two subdivisions of out-lots with graveyard, school...
Description: Distant view of Cochrane from a field. A road or highway stands between the field and Cochrane.
Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered hillside with a farm below.
Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin 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: Main Street in Alma.
Description: Elevated view across field with large haystacks towards a woman sitting in horse-drawn carriage in a farmyard.
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