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Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.
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: Pioneers of Buffalo County memorial marker. Taken during the dedication ceremonies with a young girl standing next to an American flag.
Description: Steroview looking down the Mississippi River from the bluff at Reed's Landing.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Juvenile Coronet Band of Alma, Wisconsin, with boy holding instruments. Arnold Gesell is third from right...
Description: Photographic postcard from the Mississippi of the city of Alma. The city of Alma is along Wisconsin State Highway 35, also known as the Great River Road. T...
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...
Description: A parade of patriotically decorated automobiles progresses down the 100 block of North Main Street.
Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.
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: View across street of shops and other buildings along Main Street. A buggy can be seen driving down the road. There is a bluff in the background.
Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: View of the Mississippi River from Alma. Text reads "Mississippi River. Ice Palace and Cyclone Views."
Description: Photographic postcard of Alma looking North. The Mississippi River is visible in the foreground.
Description: Gesell children posed with a dog. Arnold is on the right.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.
Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Woman churning butter.
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: River view of Alma.
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