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Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Fountain City street scene including a law office and multiple other buildings.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of Fountain City from the opposite bank of a river.
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: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: Air view of Fountain City.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.
Description: View of Fountain City. The text on the photographs reads, "Principal Depot for Minnesota Views, at Martin's Art Gallery, 264 Third Street, St. Paul" and th...
Description: Men, wagons and horses in front of J.F. Meisser's Livery stable.
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...
Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.
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...
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Protz, an unidentified woman, and Clara Tester posing with "schuetzen-rifles." The Alma Schuetzenver...
Description: View of a German Lutheran church on the right, and the parsonage on the left.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of a mill,sluice and dam on Waumandee Creek. The mill was built by John Oschner in 1863. Two products produced by the mill were White Rose Flour and W...
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.
Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.
Description: Dam in Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Note on back of print: "Possibly the mill dam at Waumandeee, Wisconsin flour mill."
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.
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