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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mule hitched to training cart, with driver, on a town street, possibly Alma.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Feeding a Calf

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Woman churning butter.

Date: 1902 after

Description: Hand-colored Mississippi River view with steamboat and rowboat in the river.

Postcard

Fountain City

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Fountain City with the Mississippi River in the background.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

River View of Alma

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.

Date: 1905 

Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.

Rural Wisconsin

View the landscapes of rural Wisconsin through the eyes of photographer Paul Vanderbilt.

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...

Postcard

High School

Date: 1916-08-02 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard from across a street of the high school. There is a stone wall in front of the school, and a steep hill behind.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.

Photograph

Gymnastics Team

Date:  

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

Date: 1800 after

Description: Map shows plat of the town Alma and the Mississippi River. Streets running horizontally begin at the top with "SIXTH STREET" and end with "MAIN STREET". St...

Photograph

Reed's Landing

Date:  

Description: Steroview looking down the Mississippi River from the bluff at Reed's Landing.

Photograph

Waumandee Mill

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...

Photograph

Vineyard at Alma

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.

Date: 1875 ca.

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

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