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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...

Photograph

Massasoit Stable

Date:  date unknown

Description: A group of men and boys near the Massasoit Stable. Two of the men are sitting in a buggy.

Photograph

U.S. Army Boatyards

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (St. Paul District) boatyards.

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of the northern part of Fountain City referred to as "Germantown".

Photograph

Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Frazzle Ice

Date: 1959-11-20 

Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.

Date: 1890 ca.

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.

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:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Bertha Gesell washing doll clothes in a wooden tub. Clothes are on a clothesline behind her. Her doll sit...

Photograph

Cabin Interior

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Cabin interior.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Winter scene of a snow-covered hillside with a farm below.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: This map shows names, plot numbers, and payment status. The bottom right margin reads: "Surveyed April 28 & 29, 1879. Platted May 20."

Photograph

Girls in a Ring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).

Photograph

Aerial View of Town

Date:  date unknown

Description: Aerial view of town and surrounding landscape that includes trees, rolling hills, and a river.

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Composite layout of Gesell family portraits displayed with peacock feathers photographed in a studio.

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Aerial view of Alma along Mississippi River, with bluffs along the horizon.

Photograph

Railroad Station

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of a railroad station.

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...

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