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Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.
Description: View looking east on Liberty Street from Shore Drive. In the foregound is the F. Bohri & Son Clothing store, and behind it is a store selling "Drugs, Medic...
Date: date unknown
Description: CB&N Railroad locomotive entering town. Railroad station in center.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.
Description: Colorized photographic postcard of the high school. Exterior view of the two-story high school and lawn. A tree obscures the facade and bell tower of the s...
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...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of an auditorium.
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: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.
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 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.
Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered hillside with a farm below.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.
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...
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
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: A male gymnastics team posing in front of a building.
Description: View of a German Lutheran church on the right, and the parsonage on the left.
Description: Train station with several men, including one standing atop a large water tower.
Description: Gesell children posed with a dog. Arnold is on the right.
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