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Description: Colorized photographic postcard of the high school. Exterior view of the two-story high school and lawn. A tree obscures the facade and bell tower of the s...
Description: Photographic postcard of a geological formation called "Natural Bridge" in Natural Bridge State Park.
Date: date unknown
Description: Train station with several men, including one standing atop a large water tower.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.
Description: Woman milking her cow.
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: Four of the Gesell children in a studio setting in front of a painted backdrop.
Date: 1920 ca.
Description: Elevated view of Fountain City with the Mississippi River in the background.
Description: Three people playing croquet on the banks of the Mississippi River near Alma, Wis. A woman sits in a rowboat with a dog nearby in the background.
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: Aerial view of the Mississippi River with log rafts.
Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
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...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View of Eagle Bluff, the highest point on the Mississippi River.
Date: 1889 ca.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Juvenile Coronet Band of Alma, Wisconsin, with boy holding instruments. Arnold Gesell is third from right...
Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.
Description: Photographic postcard of scenes from Alma. Three scenes from areas around Alma show the town along the Mississippi River, an elevated view of the river bet...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.
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