Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: date unknown
Description: Elevated view across field with large haystacks towards a woman sitting in horse-drawn carriage in a farmyard.
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: 1897 ca.
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.
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: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.
Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.
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.
Description: View of Alma.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.
Description: Winding farm road and distant farm with tree-covered hill in the background.
Description: Picture postcard of the Buffalo County Court House and Buffalo County Training School.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.
Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.
Description: Photographic postcard from across a street of the exterior of the new two-story brick jail.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Abraham Schmocker, a "hermit" who lived in "Stumptown" near Alma, seated on a bench outside his log cabin, holding a kitty. He was a Swiss immigrant, arriv...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Fountain City with the Mississippi River in the background.
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.
Description: Gesell children posed with a dog. Arnold is on the right.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706