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Date: 1902 after

Description: Elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River from the bluffs above the city. Photograph was taken after 1902 when the Buffalo County Training School...

Date: 1902 after

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.

Date:  

Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.

Photograph

Parade in Alma

Date:  date unknown

Description: A parade of patriotically decorated automobiles progresses down the 100 block of North Main Street.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Boys undressing to go swimming in the Mississippi River. Alma, Wisconsin is across the river in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Train station with several men, including one standing atop a large water tower.

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: 1905 ca.

Description: Woman churning butter.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: 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 is holding an umbrella...

Date: 1923 

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...

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: 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...

Postcard

Cemetery

Date: 1912-07-19 

Description: Photographic postcard of the cemetery, with scattered tombstones among the trees.

Date: 1906-03-15 

Description: Picture postcard of the Buffalo County Court House and Buffalo County Training School.

Date: 1907 

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

Photograph

Log-Rolling Contest

Date:  

Description: Log-rolling contest with large group of spectators on shore.

Photograph

Train Entering Alma

Date:  date unknown

Description: CB&N Railroad locomotive entering town. Railroad station in center.

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