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Children Playing

Date:  

Description: Five children play in the yard while a young woman watches from the doorway. A boy hangs from a cross bar; a boy rides a rocking horse; two girls sit on a...

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.

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Frazzle Ice

Date: 1959-11-20 

Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.

Date: 1908 

Description: Scene of the town of Alma from the Mississippi River. Alma and the bluffs along the Mississippi are visible in the far background. A paddle steamer can be...

Date: 1923 

Description: Photographic postcard of scenes from Alma. Three scenes from areas around Alma show the town along the Mississippi River, an elevated view of the river bet...

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Buildings in Alma

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of Alma.

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: 1890 ca.

Description: Tableaux 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: 1908 ca.

Description: View of Alma and river boat across the Mississippi River.

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River View of Alma

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Woman churning butter.

Date: 1906-03-15 

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

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...

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Feeding a Calf

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.

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River View of Alma

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.

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Massasoit Stable

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.

Date: 1880 

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...

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Beef Slough

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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Betsy's Abode

Date: 1905 

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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