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Date: 1893 

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.

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:  date unknown

Description: Three people playing croquet on the banks of the Mississippi River near Alma, Wis. A woman sits in a rowboat with a dog nearby in the background.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Protz, an unidentified woman, and Clara Tester posing with "schuetzen-rifles." The Alma Schuetzenver...

Postcard

Cemetery

Date: 1912-07-19 

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

Date:  

Description: The Gesell family in costume with broom, sword, and other props for a humorous picture. Family members identified as follows: Gerhard Jr. (drinking from pi...

Date: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard over the Mississippi River showing of the town of Alma. Bluffs are behind the town. In the foreground, two men in hats sit in a canoe...

Postcard

New Jail

Date: 1912-12-30 

Description: Photographic postcard from across a street of the exterior of the new two-story brick jail.

Photograph

River View of Alma

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date: 1906-03-15 

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

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Photograph

Betsy's Abode

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman poses in front of her log cabin with her dog.

Photograph

Reed's Landing

Date:  

Description: Steroview looking down the Mississippi River from the bluff at Reed's Landing.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view from a hill overlooking the town of Alma, on the banks of the Mississippi River, which is frozen. Several churches and residential houses are visibl...

Postcard

View from Alma

Date: 1907-07-15 

Description: Photographic postcard of the river valley from the bluffs near Alma. A small portion of the river is visible between the bluffs and somewhat obscured by lo...

Date: 1902 after

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

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin in the background.

Date: 1922-09-10 

Description: Pioneers of Buffalo County memorial marker. Taken during the dedication ceremonies with a young girl standing next to an American flag.

Photograph

Beef Slough

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.

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