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Postcard

Fountain City

Date: 1920 ca.

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

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."

Postcard

High School

Date: 1914-08-17 

Description: Colorized photographic postcard of the high school. Exterior view of the two-story high school and lawn. A tree obscures the facade and bell tower of the s...

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: 1907-04-12 

Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.

Photograph

Waumandee Mill

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: View of a mill,sluice and dam on Waumandee Creek. The mill was built by John Oschner in 1863. Two products produced by the mill were White Rose Flour and W...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from river of Fountain City's shoreline with bluffs in the background.

Photograph

Children Playing

Date:  

Description: Five children play in the yard while a young woman watches from the doorway. A boy hangs from a cross bar; a boy rides a rocking horse; two girls sit on a...

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:  

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

Photograph

U.S. Army Boatyards

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Fountain City from the Mississippi River.

Postcard

Cemetery

Date: 1912-07-19 

Description: Photographic postcard of the cemetery, with scattered tombstones among the trees.

Photograph

Bossy and Betsy

Date: 1905 

Description: Woman milking her cow.

Photograph

Gesell Children

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two of the Gesell boys in a baseball pose.

Date: 1910 

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

Date: 1918-01 

Description: Reverend Chrysostom Verwyst in an outdoor candid pose, wearing his robe.

Photograph

Fountain City

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of Fountain City from the opposite bank of a river.

Date: 1965-04-21 

Description: View down flooded railroad tracks of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad by the Mississippi River. There are houses on the left, and in the backgroun...

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