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Gerhard Gesell Portrait

Date: 1900
Description: Studio portrait of Gerhard Gesell sitting in a chair reading an issue of the "Photographic Recorder".
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Gerhard Gesell, Jr., in Baseball Uniform

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Gerhard Gesell, Jr., wearing a baseball uniform.
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Woman with Snowman

Date: 1905
Description: Winter scene with Wilma Gesell, daughter of Gerhard Gesell, stands on a board sidewalk arm-in-arm with a snowman. The snowman holds a Wisconsin pennant.
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Large Boar

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Description: Large boar standing in a pig pen.
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Gesell Children with Dog

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

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Description: Studio portrait of Gesell children. Two boys, Arnold in center, pulling girl in wagon.
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Arnold Gesell as Roughrider

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop showing Arnold Gesell in a humorous pose dressed as Theodore Roosevelt in his Roughrider days.
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Gerhard and Christine Gesell

Date: 1879
Description: Studio portrait of photographer Gerhard Gesell, Sr. and his wife Christine Giesen Gesell taken shortly after their marriage in 1879. She is sitting in a ch...
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Christine Gesell and son Arnold Gesell

Date: 1880
Description: Oval studio portrait of Christine Gesell, the photographer's wife, and son Arnold Gesell. Caption on reverse reads "1/2 yr - 1 yr."
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Composite Layout of Family Portraits with Local Views

Date: 1890
Description: Composite layout combining family portraits with local views. Probably the family of Gerhard Gesell in Alma.
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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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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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Inkle Looms

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Description: Two girls seated on a bench outdoors and working inkle looms.
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Steamer "Saint Paul"

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Description: Steamer "Saint Paul" of the St. Louis, Dubuque, St. Paul Line.
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Cabin Interior

Date: 1905
Description: Cabin interior.
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Wilma Gesell in Feathered Hat

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

Date: 1880
Description: Man with a pole standing at the Beef Slough.
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Bossy's Baronial Barn

Date: 1905
Description: Log cabin barn and haystack.
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Moving Logs Through Beef Slough

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Description: Panoramic view of workers in Beef Slough arranging logs for transport.

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