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Description: Log-rolling contest with large group of spectators on shore.
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...
Description: Photographic postcard of a geological formation called "Natural Bridge" in Natural Bridge State Park.
Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.
Date: 1930 ca.
Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.
Date: date unknown
Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gerhard Gesell, Jr., wearing a baseball uniform.
Description: Aerial view of town and surrounding landscape that includes trees, rolling hills, and a river.
Description: View of Fountain City from the opposite bank of a river.
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View of Alma and river boat across the Mississippi River.
Date: 1948 ca.
Description: Mill near Modena, formerly called the Modena Roller Mills. The first mill was built in 1865 (now torn down).
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Fountain City from the Mississippi River.
Description: View across the Mississippi River of Eagle Bluff and Fountain City, with a man in the foreground. The steamer "U.S. Gen. Barnard" is at a landing and a row...
Description: View looking east on Liberty Street from Shore Drive. In the foregound is the F. Bohri & Son Clothing store, and behind it is a store selling "Drugs, Medic...
Description: Photographic postcard of the river valley from the bluffs near Alma. A small portion of the river is visible between the bluffs and somewhat obscured by lo...
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: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."
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...
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: 1890 ca.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
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