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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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Vineyard at Alma

Date: 1890
Description: Woman standing on second story porch and boy standing in vineyard behind small residence. A bluff is in the background.
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Mule Hitched to Cart with Driver

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

Date: 1895
Description: Street with Gesell Photographic Studio, which is built into the side of a bluff, about 1895. His studio was on Main Street from 1877-1903. Miller and Co. L...
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Alma Milling Company Fire

Date: April 06 1899
Description: Street view showing Alma Milling Co. building on fire. Photograph was taken from Gerhard Gesell's studio balcony.
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Gesell Boys in Baseball Pose

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of two of the Gesell boys in a baseball pose.
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Girls in a Ring

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Description: Studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of three girls holding hands in a ring (dancing).
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Gesell Children Studio Portrait

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Description: Four of the Gesell children in a studio setting in front of a painted backdrop.
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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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Young Woman in Rowboat with Flowers

Date: 1900
Description: One of Gerhard Gesell's daughters (Wilma or Bertha) sitting in a rowboat holding a bouquet of Mississippi River water lilies. She is seated in the stern, t...
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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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Cabin Interior

Date: 1905
Description: Cabin interior.
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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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Returning Stranded Logs to Main Channel

Date: 1887
Description: Men on shoreline are returning logs with horses, which have been stranded on a sandbar, to the main channel of the Mississippi River. Beef Slough Company w...
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Rowboats and Young People Fishing

Date: 1890
Description: Oblique view from the Mississippi River. Two young women are in a rowboat near the shoreline, and two young men are fishing in the river. Alma at the foot...
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Long View of Alma, Wisconsin, from the Mississippi River

Date: 1890
Description: View of Alma across river from sandbar. A rowboat is on the sandbar, and on the right a father and child are standing posed each with one foot on a log.
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Young People in Rowboat on River

Date: 1885
Description: 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 is holding an umbrella...
Postcard

Christmas Postcard of Young People in Rowboat

Date: 1895
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...
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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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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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