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Mississippi River Town
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: 1890 ca.
Description: Tableau 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: date unknown
Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.
Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.
Description: Main Street in Alma.
Description: Six young girls playing with dolls on a porch.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: River view of Alma.
Description: Gesell children posed with a dog. Arnold is on the right.
Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.
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...
Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Abraham Schmocker, a "hermit" who lived in "Stumptown" near Alma, seated on a bench outside his log cabin, holding a kitty. He was a Swiss immigrant, arriv...
Description: Picture postcard of the Buffalo County Court House and Buffalo County Training School.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of Alma.
Description: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."
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.
Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View of Alma and river boat across the Mississippi River.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.
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