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Description: Large group of farm adults and children, probably of German extraction, of one or more families, gathered under fruit trees at the edge of a cornfield, pre...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell sitting in a chair reading an issue of the "Photographic Recorder".
Description: Woman feeding calf from a bucket.
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: A male gymnastics team posing in front of a building.
Date: date unknown
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: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.
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...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Woman churning butter.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.
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...
Description: Pioneers of Buffalo County memorial marker. Taken during the dedication ceremonies with a young girl standing next to an American flag.
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...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gerhard Gesell, Jr., wearing a baseball uniform.
Description: Located at 402 South Main Street, Henry E. Kochenderfer's service station, which opened in 1933, proudly dispensed Phillips 66 gasoline from three pumps o...
Description: Main Street in Alma.
Description: Men, wagons and horses in front of J.F. Meisser's Livery stable.
Description: Distant view of Cochrane from a field. A road or highway stands between the field and Cochrane.
Description: A woman poses in front of her log cabin with her dog.
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