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Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.
Description: Log-rolling contest with large group of spectators on shore.
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: Photographic postcard over the Mississippi River showing of the town of Alma. Bluffs are behind the town. In the foreground, two men in hats sit in a canoe...
Description: Bird's-eye map over the Mississippi River of Fountain City. Paddle steamers and steamboats are on the river, and bluffs are in the background.
Description: Woman feeding calf from a bucket.
Date: 1890 ca.
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...
Description: Alma from across the Mississippi River. Steamer 'U.S. General Barnard" is at a landing.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.
Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
Mississippi River Town
Description: Winding farm road and distant farm with tree-covered hill in the background.
Date: 1897 ca.
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.
Description: Men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background.
Description: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."
Description: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.
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...
Description: Distant view of Cochrane from a field. A road or highway stands between the field and Cochrane.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View of Fountain City and Eagle Bluff from the opposite riverbank.
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