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Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma, WI.
Description: Five children play in the yard while a young woman watches from the doorway. A boy hangs from a cross bar; a boy rides a rocking horse; two girls sit on a...
Date: date unknown
Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.
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...
Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell's five children (l to r: Arnold, Bertha, Robert, Gerhard, and Wilma) posed around a Christmas tree with their gifts.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View from across the Mississippi River of Alma, looking north.
Description: Man standing on bluff with Mississippi River far below in the background.
Description: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Stereograph of the upper Mississippi River. The text on the photograph reads, "From Whitney's Gallery, St. Paul, Minn."
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).
Description: Photographic postcard of the river valley from the bluffs near Alma. A small portion of the river is visible between the bluffs and somewhat obscured by lo...
Date: 1885 ca.
Description: Abraham Schmocker, a "hermit" who lived in "Stumptown" near Alma, seated on a bench outside his log cabin, holding a kitty. He was a Swiss immigrant, arriv...
Date: 1925 ca.
Description: Fountain City street scene including a law office and multiple other buildings.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Mondovi.
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: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
Description: View looking east on Liberty Street from Shore Drive. In the foregound is the F. Bohri & Son Clothing store, and behind it is a store selling "Drugs, Medic...
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...
Description: Aerial view of the Mississippi River with log rafts.
Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.
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