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Photograph

Main Street in Alma

Date: 1908 

Description: Main Street in Alma.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.

Photograph

Massasoit Stable

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mule hitched to training cart, with driver, on a town street, possibly Alma.

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...

Date: 1923 

Description: Photographic postcard of scenes from Alma. Three scenes from areas around Alma show the town along the Mississippi River, an elevated view of the river bet...

Date: 1902 after

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

Photograph

Railroad Station

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of a railroad station.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin 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...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Date: 1907-04-12 

Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma from across the Mississippi River. Steamer 'U.S. General Barnard" is at a landing.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered hillside with a farm below.

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...

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

U.S. Army Boatyards

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (St. Paul District) boatyards.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Train station with several men, including one standing atop a large water tower.

Date: 1857 

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...

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