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Swimming in the Mississippi River

Date: 1890
Description: View across water towards men and boys swimming and splashing in the Mississippi River. Alma is in the background on the far shoreline.
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Frazzle Ice

Date: November 20 1959
Description: Frazzle ice (snow floating in water) on the Mississippi River near Alma.
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Mississippi River View

Date: 1902
Description: Hand-colored Mississippi River view with steamboat and rowboat in the river.
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Young Girls Playing with Dolls

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Description: Six young girls playing with dolls on a porch.
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Children Playing

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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...
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Gesell Family Burlesque

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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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Women with Schuetzen Rifles

Date: 1889
Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Emma Protz, an unidentified woman, and Clara Tester posing with "schuetzen-rifles." The Alma Schuetzenver...
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Alma, county seat of Buffalo County, Wisconsin, 1880

Date: 1880
Description: Alma was platted and settled in 1855, on a narrow strip of land between high bluffs and the Mississippi River. Its location made it a popular shipping cent...
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Bird's-Eye View of the Village of Alma, Buffalo Co., WI

Date: 1877
Description: Bird's-eye panorama of Alma, from "An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Buffalo and Pepin Counties."
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Beef Slough

Date: 1880
Description: Man with a pole standing at the Beef Slough.
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Feeding a Calf

Date: 1900
Description: Winter scene with Bertha Gesell feeding a calf from a pan.
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Betsey Busied by Bossy's Butter

Date: 1905
Description: Woman churning butter.
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Betsy's Abode

Date: 1905
Description: A woman poses in front of her log cabin with her dog.
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Bossy's Baronial Barn

Date: 1905
Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.
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Betimes Betsy Bethinks On The Bible

Date: 1905
Description: Woman reading the bible outdoors while seated in a chair.
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Bossy and Betsy

Date: 1905
Description: Woman milking her cow.
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Bossy's Bibacious Bouncing Baby

Date: 1905
Description: Woman feeding calf from a bucket.
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Abraham Schmocker Seated Outside His Log Cabin

Date: 1885
Description: Abraham Schmocker, a "hermit" who lived in "Stumptown" near Alma, seated on a bench outside his log cabin, holding a kitty.
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Young Women Posing by a Bench

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Description: Six young women posing playfully beneath a bench.
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Log-Rolling Contest

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Description: Log-rolling contest with large group of spectators on shore.

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