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Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Woman churning butter.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of Fountain City from across the river.
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...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: View of Alma.
Description: Pioneers of Buffalo County memorial marker. Taken during the dedication ceremonies with a young girl standing next to an American flag.
Date: 1879 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of photographer Gerhard Gesell, Sr. and his wife Christine Giesen Gesell taken shortly after their marriage in 1879. She is sitting in a ch...
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: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gerhard Gesell, Jr., wearing a baseball uniform.
Description: View, probably from Eagle Bluff, overlooking Fountain City and the Mississippi River.
Description: Woman milking her cow.
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: Picture postcard of the Buffalo County Court House and Buffalo County Training School.
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: 1912 ca.
Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.
Description: Gesell children posed with a dog. Arnold is on the right.
Description: A woman poses in front of her log cabin with her dog.
Description: Tableau of "Martha Washington's Tea Party" enacted by Mrs. Gesell and friends. Left to right: Mrs. Schaettle, Mrs. Kempter, (the younger) Mrs. Fritz Laue,...
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Description: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."
Description: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (St. Paul District) boatyards.
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