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Description: Men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background.
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: Ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Register’s certificate in margin. On verso: Surveyor’s and Notary’s certificates. "Lot No: Four & South East Quarter...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of town and surrounding landscape that includes trees, rolling hills, and a river.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.
Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...
Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.
Description: Farmers driving their cattle to a stockyard near the Burlington Depot, a weekly occurrence.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of the northern part of Fountain City referred to as "Germantown".
Description: Main Street in Alma.
Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.
Description: Woman milking her cow.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Elevated view of town and river.
Description: Pioneers of Buffalo County memorial marker. Taken during the dedication ceremonies with a young girl standing next to an American flag.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Aerial view of Alma along Mississippi River, with bluffs along the horizon.
Description: View of a German Lutheran church on the right, and the parsonage on the left.
Description: Mule hitched to training cart, with driver, on a town street, possibly Alma.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.
Description: Alma from the Mississippi River. Two separate photographs are mounted on a back that reads "Wisconsin Scenery".
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