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Description: Aerial view of the Mississippi River with log rafts.
Date: 1902 after
Description: Elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River from the bluffs above the city. Photograph was taken after 1902 when the Buffalo County Training School...
Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...
Mississippi River Town
Date: date unknown
Description: Aerial view of town and surrounding landscape that includes trees, rolling hills, and a river.
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: 1879 ca.
Description: Studio portrait of photographer Gerhard Gesell, Sr. and his wife Christine Giesen Gesell taken shortly after their marriage in 1879. She is sitting in a ch...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: View of Fountain City from across the river.
Description: Picture postcard of the Buffalo County Court House and Buffalo County Training School.
Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.
Date: 1887 ca.
Description: View of Fountain City. The text on the photographs reads, "Principal Depot for Minnesota Views, at Martin's Art Gallery, 264 Third Street, St. Paul" and th...
Date: 1908 ca.
Description: View of Alma and river boat across the Mississippi River.
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.
Description: Photographic postcard of southern Alma of buildings and bluffs. The Mississippi River and the shoreline are visible in the foreground.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River with a man in a rowboat in the foreground.
Description: Main Street looking north. "Hotel and Saloon" on the right side, along with other buildings down the right and left side. Main Street is a dirt road. Th...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: View of Eagle Bluff, the highest point on the Mississippi River.
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of the northern part of Fountain City referred to as "Germantown".
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...
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