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Date: date unknown
Description: View of parsonage and church in a rural area.
Description: Photographic postcard of a geological formation called "Natural Bridge" in Natural Bridge State Park.
Description: Groups of boys on the Mississippi River shore undressing for a swim. Alma is visible across the river.
Description: Gesell children posed with a dog. Arnold is on the right.
Description: The Gesell family in costume with broom, sword, and other props for a humorous picture. Family members identified as follows: Gerhard Jr. (drinking from pi...
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: Steroview looking down the Mississippi River from the bluff at Reed's Landing.
Description: Photographic postcard of Alma looking North. The Mississippi River is visible in the foreground.
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...
Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.
Date: 1902 after
Description: Hand-colored Mississippi River view with steamboat and rowboat in the river.
Description: Exterior view of the building used by Eagle Brewing.
Description: Colorized photographic postcard from across a street of the high school. There is a stone wall in front of the school, and a steep hill behind.
Description: Log-rolling contest with large group of spectators on shore.
Description: Picture postcard of the Buffalo County Court House and Buffalo County Training School.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of a railroad station.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.
Description: Cochrane and the surrounding landscape from a high vantage point. There are houses, railroad tracks, distant fields, a pond and some irrigation canals.
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...
Description: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."
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