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Postcard

Cochrane

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Description: Cochrane and the surrounding landscape from a high vantage point. There are houses, railroad tracks, distant fields, a pond and some irrigation canals.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Wilma Gesell in a feathered hat, fur stole and muff.

Date: 1890 ca.

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

Date: 1925 ca.

Description: Bird's-eye view of Fountain City looking south, with high bluff on left side of image, Mississippi River on the right extending toward the background. Fou...

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Description: Two young girls play on a seesaw (teeter totter) in a yard near stacks of fuel wood.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of Alma and river boat across the Mississippi River.

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...

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: 1800 after

Description: Map shows plat of the town Alma and the Mississippi River. Streets running horizontally begin at the top with "SIXTH STREET" and end with "MAIN STREET". St...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: View of Fountain City and Eagle Bluff from the opposite riverbank.

Date:  date unknown

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

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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...

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Description: Men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma can be seen in the background.

Date: 1976 

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...

Photograph

U.S. Army Boatyards

Date: 1912 ca.

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

Photograph

Women with Rifles

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Protz, an unidentified woman, and Clara Tester posing with "scheutzen-rifles." The Alma Schuetzenver...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Woman churning butter.

Date: 1918-01 

Description: Reverend Chrysostom Verwyst in an outdoor candid pose, wearing his robe.

Photograph

The Threshing Crew

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wisconsin threshing crew, with steam operated tractor, in Buffalo county.

Photograph

Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883 ca.

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

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