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Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
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: date unknown
Description: Man standing on bluff with Mississippi River far below in the background.
Description: View of Fountain City from the opposite bank of a river.
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,...
Date: 1926 ca.
Description: Air view of Fountain City.
Description: Log-rolling contest with large group of spectators on shore.
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...
Description: Cochrane and the surrounding landscape from a high vantage point. There are houses, railroad tracks, distant fields, a pond and some irrigation canals.
Description: Pioneers of Buffalo County memorial marker. Taken during the dedication ceremonies with a young girl standing next to an American flag.
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...
Description: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.
Description: Elevated view across field with large haystacks towards a woman sitting in horse-drawn carriage in a farmyard.
Description: Photographic postcard of an aerial view of town looking North. The Mississippi River is visible on the left.
Description: Merton Sutter receiving a 4-H farm accounting award in front of a McCormick-Deering All-Steel Thresher. Original caption reads: "Winner of $300 merchandisi...
Description: Mule hitched to training cart, with driver, on a town street, possibly Alma.
Description: Woman feeding calf from a bucket.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of Alma from across the Mississippi River.
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Elevated view of town and river.
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.
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