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Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two of the Gesell boys in a baseball pose.

Photograph

Girls in a Ring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

U.S. Army Boatyards

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (St. Paul District) boatyards.

Postcard

Cochrane

Date:  

Description: Cochrane and the surrounding landscape from a high vantage point. There are houses, railroad tracks, distant fields, a pond and some irrigation canals.

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...

Photograph

Winding Farm Road

Date: 1963-05-12 

Description: Winding farm road and distant farm with tree-covered hill in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gerhard Gesell, Jr., wearing a baseball uniform.

Photograph

Street Scene

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Fountain City street scene including a law office and multiple other buildings.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: River view of Alma.

Date: 1910 

Description: Distant view of Cochrane from a field. A road or highway stands between the field and Cochrane.

Date:  

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

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: 1879 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of photographer Gerhard Gesell, Sr. and his wife Christine Giesen Gesell taken shortly after their marriage in 1879. She is sitting in a ch...

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard over the Mississippi River showing of the town of Alma. Bluffs are behind the town. In the foreground, two men in hats sit in a canoe...

Date: 1908 

Description: Scene of the town of Alma from the Mississippi River. Alma and the bluffs along the Mississippi are visible in the far background. A paddle steamer can be...

Postcard

Southern Alma

Date: 1914-12 

Description: Photographic postcard of southern Alma of buildings and bluffs. The Mississippi River and the shoreline are visible in the foreground.

Postcard

Auditorium

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of an auditorium.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.

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