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Description: Photographic postcard of a geological formation called "Natural Bridge" in Natural Bridge State Park.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell sitting in a chair reading an issue of the "Photographic Recorder".
Date: date unknown
Description: View of parsonage and church in a rural area.
Date: 1894 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking down at wagons and crowd gathering for McCormick Day parade. "McCormick Day" was a promotional device sponsored by the McCormick Harv...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Composite layout of Gesell family portraits displayed with peacock feathers photographed in a studio.
Date: 1875 ca.
Description: Aerial view of Alma along Mississippi River, with bluffs along the horizon.
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...
Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
Description: Groups of boys on the Mississippi River shore undressing for a swim. Alma is visible across the river.
Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.
Description: Two young girls play on a seesaw (teeter totter) in a yard near stacks of fuel wood.
Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.
Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Fountain City looking south, with high bluff on left side of image, Mississippi River on the right extending toward the background. Foun...
Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin in the background.
Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.
Description: Oblique view from the Mississippi River. Two young women are in a rowboat near the shoreline, and two young men are fishing in the river. Alma at the foot...
Date: 1913 ca.
Description: Map from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture's Soil Survey shows the soil types in Buffalo County, Wisconsin. The township and range grid, towns, sections, citie...
Description: Mule hitched to training cart, with driver, on a town street, possibly Alma.
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