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Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.
Date: date unknown
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).
Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell's five children (l to r: Arnold, Bertha, Robert, Gerhard, and Wilma) posed around a Christmas tree with their gifts.
Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.
Description: Main Street in Alma.
Description: Farmers driving their cattle to a stockyard near the Burlington Depot, a weekly occurrence.
Description: Photographic postcard of Alma looking North. The Mississippi River is visible in the foreground.
Description: Four of the Gesell children in a studio setting in front of a painted backdrop.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Aerial view of Alma along Mississippi River, with bluffs along the horizon.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of Alma.
Description: Two young girls play on a seesaw (teeter totter) in a yard near stacks of fuel wood.
Description: Photographic postcard of southern Alma of buildings and bluffs. The Mississippi River and the shoreline are visible in the foreground.
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...
Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (St. Paul District) boatyards.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gerhard Gesell, Jr., wearing a baseball uniform.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Description: Aerial view of the Mississippi River with log rafts.
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