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Date:  date unknown

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

Postcard

Winter Scene

Date: 1907-11-07 

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River with a man in a rowboat in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  

Description: Men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background.

Postcard

High School

Date: 1916-08-02 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard from across a street of the high school. There is a stone wall in front of the school, and a steep hill behind.

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: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.

Date: 1907-04-12 

Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.

Photograph

Steamer "Quincy"

Date:  date unknown

Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.

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: 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: 1902 after

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Elevated view across field with large haystacks towards a woman sitting in horse-drawn carriage in a farmyard.

Photograph

River View of Alma

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from across the Mississippi River of Alma, looking north.

Date: 1906-03-15 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mule hitched to training cart, with driver, on a town street, possibly Alma.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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...

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