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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: 1897 ca.
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.
Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...
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: 1912 ca.
Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell sitting in a chair reading an issue of the "Photographic Recorder".
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of Alma from across 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: Photographic postcard of a frozen body of water. Ice and snow mostly cover a pond or river, though some open water is visible. Bare trees and a barbed-wire...
Description: Boys undressing to go swimming in the Mississippi River. Alma, Wisconsin is across the river in the background.
Description: Photographic postcard of southern Alma of buildings and bluffs. The Mississippi River and the shoreline are visible in the foreground.
Description: View of the northern part of Fountain City referred to as "Germantown".
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.
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: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.
Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.
Description: Scene of the town of Alma from the Mississippi River. Alma and the bluffs along the Mississippi are visible in the far background. A paddle steamer can be...
Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.
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