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Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.
Description: Reverend Chrysostom Verwyst in an outdoor candid pose, wearing his robe.
Date: date unknown
Description: Group of children playing in a rowboat in a Mississippi River inlet. Alma, Wisconsin in the background.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Hillside view of Fountain City.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Mississippi River, with Alma in the distance, a typical river town which flourished in the 1850s.
Description: Winding farm road and distant farm with tree-covered hill in the background.
Description: Six young girls playing with dolls on a porch.
Mississippi River Town
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).
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...
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...
Description: Two young girls play on a seesaw (teeter totter) in a yard near stacks of fuel wood.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: View of the Mississippi River from Alma. Text reads "Mississippi River. Ice Palace and Cyclone Views."
Date: 1912 ca.
Description: View of the south end of Alma from the Mississippi River.
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking south over Fountain City and river.
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...
Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.
Description: Four men and one woman in a rowboat on the Mississippi River. In the background is the town of Alma at the foot of bluffs. The woman is holding an umbrella...
Description: View of a German Lutheran church on the right, and the parsonage on the left.
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