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Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Fountain City street scene including a law office and multiple other buildings.
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: 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...
Description: Scene of the town of Alma from the Mississippi River. Alma and the bluffs along the Mississippi are visible in the far background. A paddle steamer can be...
Description: Photographic postcard from across a street of the exterior of the new two-story brick jail.
Description: Large group of farm adults and children, probably of German extraction, of one or more families, gathered under fruit trees at the edge of a cornfield, pre...
Description: Photographic postcard of the river valley from the bluffs near Alma. A small portion of the river is visible between the bluffs and somewhat obscured by lo...
Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...
Date: date unknown
Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View of Fountain City and Eagle Bluff from the opposite riverbank.
Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.
Description: Photographic postcard of Alma looking North. The Mississippi River is visible in the foreground.
Description: Man standing on bluff with Mississippi River far below in the background.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: View of the Mississippi River from Alma. Text reads "Mississippi River. Ice Palace and Cyclone Views."
Description: Train station with several men, including one standing atop a large water tower.
Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell's five children (l to r: Arnold, Bertha, Robert, Gerhard, and Wilma) posed around a Christmas tree with their gifts.
Description: LeAnn Wenger, the Buffalo County Honey Queen. Wenger's hometown is Fountain City, Wisconsin. She is standing in front of a honey display, wearing a Buffalo...
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.
Description: Aerial view of town and surrounding landscape that includes trees, rolling hills, and a river.
Description: Photographic postcard of a geological formation called "Natural Bridge" in Natural Bridge State Park.
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