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Postcard

Auditorium

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of an auditorium.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of Fountain City.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three people playing croquet on the banks of the Mississippi River near Alma, Wis. A woman sits in a rowboat with a dog nearby in the background.

Photograph

Eagle Bluff

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of the northern part of Fountain City referred to as "Germantown".

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows names, plot numbers, and payment status. The bottom right margin reads: "Surveyed April 28 & 29, 1879. Platted May 20."

Photograph

Railroad Station

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of a railroad station.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the upper Mississippi River. The text on the photograph reads, "From Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn."

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: 1918-01 

Description: Reverend Chrysostom Verwyst in an outdoor candid pose, wearing his robe.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of Alma and river boat across the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Hillside View

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hillside view of Fountain City.

Photograph

Fountain City

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Fountain City from the opposite bank of a river.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four of the Gesell children in a studio setting in front of a painted backdrop.

Mississippi River Town

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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

Children Playing

Date:  

Description: Five children play in the yard while a young woman watches from the doorway. A boy hangs from a cross bar; a boy rides a rocking horse; two girls sit on a...

Date: 1907-04-12 

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

Date: 1913-08-03 

Description: Colorized postcard of the Mississippi River and bluffs near Alma. A docked paddle boat can be seen by the shoreline.

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