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Train Entering Alma

Date:  date unknown

Description: CB&N Railroad locomotive entering town. Railroad station in center.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men posing on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River at Fountain City. Fountain Brewery is visible at bottom right.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view from a hill overlooking the town of Alma, on the banks of the Mississippi River, which is frozen. Several churches and residential houses are visibl...

Photograph

Old Eagle Brewery

Date: 1931-09 

Description: Exterior view of the building used by Eagle Brewing.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Boys undressing to go swimming in the Mississippi River. Alma, Wisconsin is across the river in the background.

Date:  

Description: View of a German Lutheran church on the right, and the parsonage on the left.

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Bartenders

Date:  

Description: Bartender couple pose behind bar at Rose's Bright Spot on Highway 35, south of Fountain City.

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: 1875 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Alma along Mississippi River, with bluffs along the horizon.

Date: 1879 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of photographer Gerhard Gesell, Sr. and his wife Christine Giesen Gesell taken shortly after their marriage in 1879. She is sitting in a ch...

Photograph

Cabin Interior

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Cabin interior.

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Bossy and Betsy

Date: 1905 

Description: Woman milking her cow.

Date:  

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: 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...

Photograph

Railroad Station

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of a railroad station.

Date:  

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

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Parade in Alma

Date:  date unknown

Description: A parade of patriotically decorated automobiles progresses down the 100 block of North Main Street.

Date: 1913-08-03 

Description: Colorized postcard of the Mississippi River and bluffs near Alma. A docked paddle boat can be seen by the shoreline.

Postcard

Alma, WI

Date: 1909-07-31 

Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.

Photograph

Frazzle Ice

Date: 1959-11-20 

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

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