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Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...
Description: Exterior view of the building used by Eagle Brewing.
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...
Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.
Description: Bartender couple pose behind bar at Rose's Bright Spot on Highway 35, south of Fountain City.
Date: date unknown
Description: Three people playing croquet on the banks of the Mississippi River near Alma, Wis. A woman sits in a rowboat with a dog nearby in the background.
Description: Steroview looking down the Mississippi River from the bluff at Reed's Landing.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of the northern part of Fountain City referred to as "Germantown".
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two of the Gesell boys in a baseball pose.
Description: Wisconsin threshing crew, with steam operated tractor, in Buffalo county.
Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.
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...
Description: Photographic postcard from the Mississippi of the city of Alma. The city of Alma is along Wisconsin State Highway 35, also known as the Great River Road. T...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.
Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking south over Fountain City and river.
Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: This map shows names, plot numbers, and payment status. The bottom right margin reads: "Surveyed April 28 & 29, 1879. Platted May 20."
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: A Swiss "Schutenfest" club, affiliated with the Central Shooting Society of Wisconsin, started about 1877 and lasted until about 1920. Group of men posing...
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