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Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view from a hill overlooking the town of Alma, on the banks of the Mississippi River, which is frozen. Several churches and residential houses are visibl...

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Description: Two young girls play on a seesaw (teeter totter) in a yard near stacks of fuel wood.

Photograph

Winding Farm Road

Date: 1963-05-12 

Description: Winding farm road and distant farm with tree-covered hill in the background.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.

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Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.

Photograph

Gymnastics Team

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Description: A male gymnastics team posing in front of a building.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of photographer Gerhard Gesell, Sr. and his wife Christine Giesen Gesell taken shortly after their marriage in 1879. She is sitting in a ch...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of Alma and river boat across the Mississippi River.

Date: 1907-04-12 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men posing on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River at Fountain City. Fountain Brewery is visible at bottom right.

Postcard

Winter Scene

Date: 1907-11-07 

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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Christmas postcard of 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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Bertha Gesell washing doll clothes in a wooden tub. Clothes are on a clothesline behind her. Her doll sit...

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

Date: 1906-03-15 

Description: Picture postcard of the Buffalo County Court House and Buffalo County Training School.

Date: 1895 

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...

Photograph

Waumandee Mill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of a mill,sluice and dam on Waumandee Creek. The mill was built by John Oschner in 1863. Two products produced by the mill were White Rose Flour and W...

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...

Photograph

Children Playing

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Description: Five children play in the yard while a young woman watches from the doorway. A boy hangs from a cross bar; a boy rides a rocking horse; two girls sit on a...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Fountain City from the Mississippi River.

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