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Photograph

Gymnastics Team

Date:  

Description: A male gymnastics team posing in front of a building.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Alma from across the Mississippi River. Steamer 'U.S. General Barnard" is at a landing.

Photograph

Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin in the background.

Photograph

Frazzle Ice

Date: 1959-11-20 

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

Date: 1965-04-21 

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell sitting in a chair reading an issue of the "Photographic Recorder".

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two of the Gesell boys in a baseball pose.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered hillside with a farm below.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Alma from the Mississippi River. Two separate photographs are mounted on a back that reads "Wisconsin Scenery".

Photograph

Bison Farm

Date:  after

Description: Bison and cattle grazing on a farm.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Composite layout of Gesell family portraits displayed with peacock feathers photographed in a studio.

Photograph

Girls in a Ring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).

Date: 1893 

Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell's five children (l to r: Arnold, Bertha, Robert, Gerhard, and Wilma) posed around a Christmas tree with their gifts.

Date:  

Description: View, probably from Eagle Bluff, overlooking Fountain City and the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Gesell Children

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Mississippi River of Eagle Bluff and Fountain City, with a man in the foreground. The steamer "U.S. Gen. Barnard" is at a landing and a row...

Date: 1910 

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...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the upper Mississippi River. The text on the photograph reads, "From Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn."

Photograph

River View of Alma

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.

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