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Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View of Alma and river boat across the Mississippi River.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.
Description: Main Street looking north. "Hotel and Saloon" on the right side, along with other buildings down the right and left side. Main Street is a dirt road. Th...
Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.
Description: View looking east on Liberty Street from Shore Drive. In the foregound is the F. Bohri & Son Clothing store, and behind it is a store selling "Drugs, Medic...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.
Description: Distant view of Cochrane from a field. A road or highway stands between the field and Cochrane.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Description: Alma from the Mississippi River. Two separate photographs are mounted on a back that reads "Wisconsin Scenery".
Description: View down flooded railroad tracks of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad by the Mississippi River. There are houses on the left, and in the backgroun...
Description: Bison and cattle grazing on a farm.
Date: date unknown
Description: CB&N Railroad locomotive entering town. Railroad station in center.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Fountain City street scene including a law office and multiple other buildings.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two of the Gesell boys in a baseball pose.
Description: Stereograph of the upper Mississippi River. The text on the photograph reads, "From Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn."
Description: Bird's-eye view of Fountain City looking south, with high bluff on left side of image, Mississippi River on the right extending toward the background. Foun...
Description: Man standing on bluff with Mississippi River far below in the background.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.
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...
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