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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: 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...

Postcard

Natural Bridge

Date: 1914-01-20 

Description: Photographic postcard of a geological formation called "Natural Bridge" in Natural Bridge State Park.

Photograph

Winding Farm Road

Date: 1963-05-12 

Description: Winding farm road and distant farm with tree-covered hill in the background.

Date:  

Description: View across water towards men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background on the far shoreline.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View from across the Mississippi River of Alma, looking north.

Date:  

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmers driving their cattle to a stockyard near the Burlington Depot, a weekly occurrence.

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1922-09-10 

Description: Pioneers of Buffalo County memorial marker. Taken during the dedication ceremonies with a young girl standing next to an American flag.

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

Parade in Alma

Date:  date unknown

Description: A parade of patriotically decorated automobiles progresses down the 100 block of North Main Street.

Postcard

View from Alma

Date: 1907-07-15 

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...

Photograph

River View of Alma

Date: 1930 ca.

Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.

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...

Date: 1915-01-02 

Description: Photographic postcard from the Mississippi of the city of Alma. The city of Alma is along Wisconsin State Highway 35, also known as the Great River Road. T...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Men, wagons and horses in front of J.F. Meisser's Livery stable.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell sitting in a chair reading an issue of the "Photographic Recorder".

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of Fountain City.

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