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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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View of Fountain City and Eagle Bluff from the opposite riverbank.
Description: Ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Registers certificate in margin. On verso: Surveyors and Notarys certificates. "Lot No: Four & South East Quarter...
Description: Southward view down the dirt Main Street, looking towards a house, two churches, and a grove of trees.
Description: Large group of farm adults and children, probably of German extraction, of one or more families, gathered under fruit trees at the edge of a cornfield, pre...
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...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: Cabin interior.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View of Eagle Bluff, the highest point on the Mississippi River.
Description: View of Alma.
Description: Lumber raft in the water near the shoreline with two paddle wheel steamboats and a bluff in the distance.
Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.
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...
Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.
Description: Distant view of Cochrane from a field. A road or highway stands between the field and Cochrane.
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...
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.
Description: Photographic postcard of elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River. Homes and business are visible along 2nd Street.
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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