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Photograph

Eagle Bluff

Date: 1925 ca.

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

Photograph

Railroad Station

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of a railroad station.

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.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Christmas postcard of 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...

Date: 1880 

Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...

Date: 1907 

Description: Aerial view of the Mississippi River with log rafts.

Photograph

Hillside View

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Hillside view of Fountain City.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: River view of Alma.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Mississippi River of Eagle Bluff and Fountain City, with a man in the foreground. The steamer "U.S. Gen. Barnard" is at a landing and a row...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.

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: 1902 after

Description: Hand-colored Mississippi River view with steamboat and rowboat in the river.

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...

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...

Postcard

High School

Date: 1914-08-17 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard of the high school. Exterior view of the two-story high school and lawn. A tree obscures the facade and bell tower of the s...

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.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from river of Fountain City's shoreline with bluffs in the background.

Photograph

Fountain City

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Fountain City from across the river.

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