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Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman is holding an umbrella...
Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Christmas postcard of four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman...
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of town and surrounding landscape that includes trees, rolling hills, and a river.
Description: Bison and cattle grazing on a farm.
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: Five children play in the yard while a young woman watches from the doorway. A boy hangs from a cross bar; a boy rides a rocking horse; two girls sit on a...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...
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...
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Cabin interior.
Description: Alma from the Mississippi River. Two separate photographs are mounted on a back that reads "Wisconsin Scenery".
Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: Air view of Fountain City.
Description: A parade of patriotically decorated automobiles progresses down the 100 block of North Main Street.
Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.
Description: Cochrane and the surrounding landscape from a high vantage point. There are houses, railroad tracks, distant fields, a pond and some irrigation canals.
Date: 1887 ca.
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...
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