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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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Mississippi River View and Bluff

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Description: Man standing on bluff with Mississippi River far below in the background.
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The "Lion" Steamboat

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Description: View of the steamboat the "Lion" on the Mississippi River, at sunset.
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Steamer "Quincy"

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Description: Steamer "Quincy" of the St. Louis, Davenport, & St. Paul Line in the Mississippi River.
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Overlooking Fountain City

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Description: View, probably from Eagle Bluff, overlooking Fountain City and the Mississippi River.
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Boys on Mississippi River

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Description: Groups of boys on the Mississippi River shore undressing for a swim. Alma is visible across the river.
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Boys Undressing to Go Swimming in the Mississippi River

Date: 1900
Description: Boys undressing to go swimming in the Mississippi River. Alma, Wisconsin is across the river in the background.
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Alma on Mississippi River

Date: 1902
Description: Elevated view of the city and the Mississippi River from the bluffs above the city. Photograph was taken after 1902 when the Buffalo County Training School...
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Wintery View of Mississippi River

Date: 1890
Description: A view from a hill overlooking the town of Alma, on the banks of the Mississippi River, which is frozen. Several churches and residential houses are visibl...
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Town on Mississippi River in Winter

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Description: View across the Mississippi River showing a town located on a bluff, possibly Fountain City and Eagle Bluff, covered with snow.
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Harvesting Ice on Mississippi River

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Description: Several men and a horse-drawn sled harvesting Mississippi River ice. Alma, Wisconsin is visible in the background.
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Alma from across the Mississippi River

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Description: Alma from across the Mississippi River. Steamer 'U.S. General Barnard" is at a landing.
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View of Alma, Wisconsin from the Mississippi River

Date: 1897
Description: View of Alma from the Mississippi River, with wing dam on right.
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Croquet on the Banks of the Mississippi.

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Description: Three people playing croquet on the banks of the Mississippi River near Alma, Wis. A woman sits in a rowboat with a dog nearby in the background.
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Men On Bluffs Over Fountain City

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Description: Two men posing on bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River at Fountain City. Fountain Brewery is visible at bottom right.
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Alma, Wisconsin

Date: 1883
Description: Man waving his hat in foreground with Alma, Wisconsin, visible in background across the Mississippi River.
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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 can be seen in the background on the far shoreline.
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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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Steamer "Fury"

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Description: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers steamer "Fury".
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House at Base of the Mississippi River Bluffs

Date: 1895
Description: View across water towards a house on the banks of the Mississippi River at the base of rocky bluffs. Probably located between Alma and Nelson, along Beef S...

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