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Date: 1923 

Description: Photographic postcard of scenes from Alma. Three scenes from areas around Alma show the town along the Mississippi River, an elevated view of the river bet...

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking south over Fountain City and river.

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...

Photograph

Cabin Interior

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Cabin interior.

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: 1875 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Alma along Mississippi River, with bluffs along the horizon.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Composite layout of Gesell family portraits displayed with peacock feathers photographed in a studio.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Stereograph of the upper Mississippi River. The text on the photograph reads, "From Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn."

Rural Wisconsin

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

Date: 1857 

Description: Ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Register’s certificate in margin. On verso: Surveyor’s and Notary’s certificates. "Lot No: Four & South East Quarter...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.

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."

Date: 1893 

Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell's five children (l to r: Arnold, Bertha, Robert, Gerhard, and Wilma) posed around a Christmas tree with their gifts.

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: View of the Mississippi River from Alma. Text reads "Mississippi River. Ice Palace and Cyclone Views."

Date: 1914-10-02 

Description: View across street of shops and other buildings along Main Street. A buggy can be seen driving down the road. There is a bluff in the background.

Date: 1800 after

Description: Map shows plat of the town Alma and the Mississippi River. Streets running horizontally begin at the top with "SIXTH STREET" and end with "MAIN STREET." St...

Photograph

Betsy's Abode

Date: 1905 

Description: A woman poses in front of her log cabin with her dog.

Photograph

Gymnastics Team

Date:  

Description: A male gymnastics team posing in front of a building.

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