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Photograph

Bartenders

Date:  

Description: Bartender couple pose behind bar at Rose's Bright Spot on Highway 35, south of Fountain City.

Postcard

Auditorium

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of an auditorium.

Photograph

Betsy's Abode

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman poses in front of her log cabin with her dog.

Date: 1914-12-29 

Description: Photographic postcard of Alma looking North. The Mississippi River is visible in the foreground.

Photograph

Modena Roller Mills

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Mill near Modena, formerly called the Modena Roller Mills. The first mill was built in 1865 (now torn down).

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.

Photograph

Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.

Date:  

Description: View across water towards men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background on the far shoreline.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man standing on bluff with Mississippi River far below in the background.

Date: 1910 

Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.

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...

Postcard

Cemetery

Date: 1912-07-19 

Description: Photographic postcard of the cemetery, with scattered tombstones among the trees.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: View of the Mississippi River from Alma. Text reads "Mississippi River. Ice Palace and Cyclone Views."

Date:  date unknown

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

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

Date: 1877 

Description: Bird's-eye map of Mondovi.

Photograph

Eagle Bluff

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of Eagle Bluff, the highest point on the Mississippi River.

Date: 1905 

Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.

Postcard

Southern Alma

Date: 1914-12 

Description: Photographic postcard of southern Alma of buildings and bluffs. The Mississippi River and the shoreline are visible in the foreground.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Boys undressing to go swimming in the Mississippi River. Alma, Wisconsin is across the river in the background.

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