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Description: Two young girls play on a seesaw (teeter totter) in a yard near stacks of fuel wood.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Boys undressing to go swimming in the Mississippi River. Alma, Wisconsin is across the river in the background.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Abraham Schmocker, a "hermit" who lived in "Stumptown" near Alma, seated on a bench outside his log cabin, holding a kitty. He was a Swiss immigrant, arriv...
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Date: date unknown
Description: Two men posing on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River at Fountain City. Fountain Brewery is visible at bottom right.
Description: Alma from across the Mississippi River. Steamer 'U.S. General Barnard" is at a landing.
Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.
Description: View, probably from Eagle Bluff, overlooking Fountain City and the Mississippi River.
Date: 1902 after
Description: Hand-colored Mississippi River view with steamboat and rowboat in the river.
Description: Merton Sutter receiving a 4-H farm accounting award in front of a McCormick-Deering All-Steel Thresher. Original caption reads: "Winner of $300 merchandisi...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Hillside view of Fountain City.
Description: Photographic postcard of a frozen body of water. Ice and snow mostly cover a pond or river, though some open water is visible. Bare trees and a barbed wire...
Description: Photographic postcard from across a street of the exterior of the new two-story brick jail.
Description: Log-rolling contest with large group of spectators on shore.
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...
Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.
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