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Description: View across water towards men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background on the far shoreline.
Date: 1800 after
Description: Map shows plat of the town Alma and the Mississippi River. Streets running horizontally begin at the top with "SIXTH STREET" and end with "MAIN STREET." St...
Description: Photographic postcard of the cemetery, with scattered tombstones among the trees.
Mississippi River Town
Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.
Description: Photographic postcard of southern Alma of buildings and bluffs. The Mississippi River and the shoreline are visible in the foreground.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Alma from the Mississippi River. Two separate photographs are mounted on a back that reads "Wisconsin Scenery".
Date: date unknown
Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin is in the background on the opposite shoreline.
Description: CB&N Railroad locomotive entering town. Railroad station in center.
Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River with a man in a rowboat in the foreground.
Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.
Description: Colorized postcard of the Mississippi River and bluffs near Alma. A docked paddle boat can be seen by the shoreline.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Aerial view of Alma along Mississippi River, with bluffs along the horizon.
Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.
Description: Woman milking her cow.
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...
Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.
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: Woman churning butter.
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