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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.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.
Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin in the background.
Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.
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".
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two of the Gesell boys in a baseball pose.
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".
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.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).
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.
Description: View, probably from Eagle Bluff, overlooking Fountain City and the Mississippi River.
Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.
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...
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: Stereograph of the upper Mississippi River. The text on the photograph reads, "From Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn."
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.
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