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Date: 1905 

Description: Woman feeding calf from a bucket.

Photograph

River View of Alma

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.

Photograph

U.S. Army Boatyards

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (St. Paul District) boatyards.

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Description: Men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background.

Photograph

Cabin Interior

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Cabin interior.

Date: 1880 

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.

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 402 South Main Street, Henry E. Kochenderfer's service station, which opened in 1933, proudly dispensed Phillips 66 gasoline from three pumps o...

Photograph

Beef Slough

Date: 1880 ca.

Description: Man with a pole stands at the Beef Slough.

Mississippi River Town

View 19th century photographs of life on the Mississippi River logging town of Alma, Wisconsin.

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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: 1910 

Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.

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Description: Two young girls play on a seesaw (teeter totter) in a yard near stacks of fuel wood.

Date: 1890 ca.

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.

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Description: View of a German Lutheran church on the right, and the parsonage on the left.

Date: 1908 

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...

Rural Wisconsin

View the landscapes of rural Wisconsin through the eyes of photographer Paul Vanderbilt.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A view from a hill overlooking the town of Alma, on the banks of the Mississippi River, which is frozen. Several churches and residential houses are visibl...

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.

Postcard

Fountain City

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Fountain City with the Mississippi River in the background.

Photograph

Bossy and Betsy

Date: 1905 

Description: Woman milking her cow.

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