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Date: 1910 

Description: Railroad depot with two sets of railroad tracks in the foreground.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River with a man in a rowboat in the foreground.

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Oblique view from the Mississippi River. Two young women are in a rowboat near the shoreline, and two young men are fishing in the river. Alma at the foot...

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

Photograph

River View of Alma

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.

Date: 1976 

Description: LeAnn Wenger, the Buffalo County Honey Queen. Wenger's hometown is Fountain City, Wisconsin. She is standing in front of a honey display, wearing a Buffalo...

Date: 1885 ca.

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

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 402 South Main Street, Henry E. Kochenderfer's service station, which opened in 1933, proudly dispensed Phillips 66 gasoline from three pumps o...

Date: 1918-01 

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

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Tableau of "Martha Washington's Tea Party" enacted by Mrs. Gesell and friends. Left to right: Mrs. Schaettle, Mrs. Kempter, (the younger) Mrs. Fritz Laue,...

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: 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: 1908 

Description: Photographic postcard over the Mississippi River showing of the town of Alma. Bluffs are behind the town. In the foreground, two men in hats sit in a canoe...

Postcard

Natural Bridge

Date: 1914-01-20 

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

Photograph

Betsy's Abode

Date: 1905 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Mule hitched to training cart, with driver, on a town street, possibly Alma.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Juvenile Coronet Band of Alma, Wisconsin, with boy holding instruments. Arnold Gesell is third from right...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across the Mississippi River of Eagle Bluff and Fountain City, with a man in the foreground. The steamer "U.S. Gen. Barnard" is at a landing and a row...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.

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