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Date: 1902 after
Description: Elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River from the bluffs above the city. Photograph was taken after 1902 when the Buffalo County Training School...
Description: View, probably from Eagle Bluff, overlooking Fountain City and the Mississippi River.
Description: Hand-colored Mississippi River view with steamboat and rowboat in the river.
Date: date unknown
Description: Gesell children posed with a dog. Arnold is on the right.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.
Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.
Description: A parade of patriotically decorated automobiles progresses down the 100 block of North Main Street.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two of the Gesell boys in a baseball pose.
Description: Two men posing on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River at Fountain City. Fountain Brewery is visible at bottom right.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Boys undressing to go swimming in the Mississippi River. Alma, Wisconsin is across the river in the background.
Description: Train station with several men, including one standing atop a large water tower.
Description: Reverend Chrysostom Verwyst in an outdoor candid pose, wearing his robe.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A Swiss "Schutenfest" club, affiliated with the Central Shooting Society of Wisconsin, started about 1877 and lasted until about 1920. Group of men posing...
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Fountain City with the Mississippi River in the background.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Woman churning butter.
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...
Description: A male gymnastics team posing in front of a building.
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...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).
Description: Cochrane and the surrounding landscape from a high vantage point. There are houses, railroad tracks, distant fields, a pond and some irrigation canals.
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