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Photograph

Beef Slough

Date: 1880 ca.

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

Date: 1910 

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

Date: 1926 ca.

Description: Air view of Fountain City.

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of town and surrounding landscape that includes trees, rolling hills, and a river.

Date: 1913-08-03 

Description: Colorized postcard of the Mississippi River and bluffs near Alma. A docked paddle boat can be seen by the shoreline.

Postcard

Alma, WI

Date: 1909-07-31 

Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.

Date: 1856 before

Description: This map shows the city as planned by the General Colonization Society, including streets,land parcels, two subdivisions of out-lots with graveyard, school...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men posing on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River at Fountain City. Fountain Brewery is visible at bottom right.

Date: 1910 

Description: Distant view of Cochrane from a field. A road or highway stands between the field and Cochrane.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered hillside with a farm below.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Fountain City from the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Dam Across River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Dam in Buffalo County, Wisconsin. Note on back of print: "Possibly the mill dam at Waumandeee, Wisconsin flour mill."

Rural Wisconsin

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

Date:  

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin in the background.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of parsonage and church in a rural area.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Elevated view of people, horses, and wagons gathered in the center of Fountain City to celebrate McCormick Day. Scherer's Hotel is at left. The event was o...

Photograph

Fountain City

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of Fountain City from across the river.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Protz, an unidentified woman, and Clara Tester posing with "schuetzen-rifles." The Alma Schuetzenver...

Date: 1895 

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...

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