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Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two hunters, Jacob Gross, sitting and holding a lantern, and Henry Herold, standing and holding a rifle a...
Date: date unknown
Description: Gesell children posed with a dog. Arnold is on the right.
Description: Photographic postcard of scenes from Alma. Three scenes from areas around Alma show the town along the Mississippi River, an elevated view of the river bet...
Description: A parade of patriotically decorated automobiles progresses down the 100 block of North Main Street.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two of the Gesell boys in a baseball pose.
Description: A male gymnastics team posing in front of a building.
Description: Tableaux of "Martha Washington's Tea Party" enacted by Mrs. Gesell and friends. Left to right: Mrs. Schaettle, Mrs. Kempter, (the younger) Mrs. Fritz Laue,...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Hillside view of Fountain City.
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...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).
Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell's five children (l to r: Arnold, Bertha, Robert, Gerhard, and Wilma) posed around a Christmas tree with their gifts.
Description: Steroview looking down the Mississippi River from the bluff at Reed's Landing.
Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.
Description: Main Street in Alma.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Bertha Gesell washing doll clothes in a wooden tub. Clothes are on a clothesline behind her. Her doll sit...
Description: Farmers driving their cattle to a stockyard near the Burlington Depot, a weekly occurrence.
Description: Large group of farm adults and children, probably of German extraction, of one or more families, gathered under fruit trees at the edge of a cornfield, pre...
Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.
Description: Photographic postcard of Alma looking North. The Mississippi River is visible in the foreground.
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