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Date: 1905 

Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Christmas postcard of 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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Boys undressing to go swimming in the Mississippi River. Alma, Wisconsin is across the river in the background.

Photograph

Railroad Station

Date: 1912 ca.

Description: View of a railroad station.

Date: 1885 ca.

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

Date: 1895 

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Gesell children posed with a dog. Arnold is on the right.

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...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Fountain City from the Mississippi River.

Date: 1857 

Description: Ink, pencil, and watercolor on paper. Register’s certificate in margin. On verso: Surveyor’s and Notary’s certificates. "Lot No: Four & South East Quarter...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: A railroad section crew poses with a handcar on the trestle spanning the Buffalo River, north of Alma, Wisconsin.

Photograph

River View of Alma

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Date: 1899-04-06 

Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.

Date: 1907-04-12 

Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.

Date: 1910 

Description: Distant view of Cochrane from a field. A road or highway stands between the field and Cochrane.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.

Photograph

Bartenders

Date:  

Description: Bartender couple pose behind bar at Rose's Bright Spot on Highway 35, south of Fountain City.

Postcard

Winter Scene

Date: 1907-11-07 

Description: Photographic postcard of a frozen body of water. Ice and snow mostly cover a pond or river, though some open water is visible. Bare trees and a barbed wire...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Woman churning butter.

Date: 1885 ca.

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

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