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Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of town and river.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1916-08-02 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard from across a street of the high school. There is a stone wall in front of the school, and a steep hill behind.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Oblique view from the Mississippi River. Two young women are in a rowboat near the shoreline, and two young men are fishing in the river. Alma at the foot...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Fountain City looking south, with high bluff on left side of image, Mississippi River on the right extending toward the background. Foun...

Date: 1976 

Description: LeAnn Wenger, the Buffalo County Honey Queen. Wenger's hometown is Fountain City, Wisconsin. She is standing in front of a honey display, wearing a Buffalo...

Date:  date unknown

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

Postcard

New Jail

Date: 1912-12-30 

Description: Photographic postcard from across a street of the exterior of the new two-story brick jail.

Photograph

Steamer "Quincy"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Gesell children posed with a dog. Arnold is on the right.

Photograph

Log-Rolling Contest

Date:  

Description: Log-rolling contest with large group of spectators on shore.

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 402 South Main Street, Henry E. Kochenderfer's service station, which opened in 1933, proudly dispensed Phillips 66 gasoline from three pumps o...

Photograph

Train Entering Alma

Date:  date unknown

Description: CB&N Railroad locomotive entering town. Railroad station in center.

Photograph

Buildings in Alma

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Alma.

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...

Date:  

Description: Six young girls playing with dolls on a porch.

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

Photograph

Feeding a Calf

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.

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