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Photograph

Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Beef Slough

Date: 1880 ca.

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

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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Man standing on bluff with Mississippi River far below in the background.

Photograph

Gesell Children

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.

Date: 1902 after

Description: Elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River from the bluffs above the city. Photograph was taken after 1902 when the Buffalo County Training School...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Four of the Gesell children in a studio setting in front of a painted backdrop.

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...

Photograph

Frazzle Ice

Date: 1959-11-20 

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Oblique view from the Mississippi River. Two young women are in a rowboat near the shoreline, and two young men are fishing in the river. Alma at the foot...

Photograph

Night Hunters

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two hunters, Jacob Gross, sitting and holding a lantern, and Henry Herold, standing and holding a rifle a...

Photograph

Old Eagle Brewery

Date: 1931-09 

Description: Exterior view of the building used by Eagle Brewing.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.

Photograph

Eagle Bluff

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: View of Eagle Bluff, the highest point on the Mississippi River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gerhard Gesell, Jr., wearing a baseball uniform.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.

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.

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Elevated view of town and river.

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...

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