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Postcard

Alma, WI

Date: 1909-07-31 

Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.

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: 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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men, wagons and horses in front of J.F. Meisser's Livery stable.

Date: 1965-04-21 

Description: View down flooded railroad tracks of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad by the Mississippi River. There are houses on the left, and in the backgroun...

Date: 1895 

Description: Large group of farm adults and children, probably of German extraction, of one or more families, gathered under fruit trees at the edge of a cornfield, pre...

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

Frazzle Ice

Date: 1959-11-20 

Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell sitting in a chair reading an issue of the "Photographic Recorder".

Date: 1880 

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.

Photograph

Railroad Station

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of a railroad station.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Groups of boys on the Mississippi River shore undressing for a swim. Alma is visible across the river.

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Description: View, probably from Eagle Bluff, overlooking Fountain City and the Mississippi River.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

Date: 1907-04-12 

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

Photograph

Bartenders

Date:  

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

Postcard

Fountain City

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Fountain City with the Mississippi River in the background.

Date:  

Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.

Date: 1923 

Description: Photographic postcard of scenes from Alma. Three scenes from areas around Alma show the town along the Mississippi River, an elevated view of the river bet...

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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