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Date: 1893-08-30 

Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.

Photograph

Ripe Pumpkin Field

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: In the cornfield of Jas. E. Seed, a number of large, yellow "Yankee" pumpkins ripen on vines. A man is crouched in the field, holding a pumpkin in his arms...

Photograph

Junk Boat

Date: 1894-05-27 

Description: Several men pose on the deck of a junk boat called "Ivory Wood No. 3" on the Indian Kentucky River.

Date: 1890 

Description: Original pen and ink drawing of an illustration for a McCormick Company advertising catalog. Includes illustrations of McCormick's "first" reaper and McCor...

Photograph

Men and Boys

Date: 1894-05-27 

Description: A small crowd of men and boys in hats on the shoreline seeing the Thwaites family off at the Indian Kentucky River.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Group of men posing in front of and on the scaffolding surrounding the Montello School House. The building was completed in 1896.

Date: 1895-09-27 

Description: A plot of land in front of a row of houses features cabbage in the foreground, ripe, four-foot tall Havana seed leaf tobacco plants in the center, and swee...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: A man steers a horse and carriage down a winding country road near Clarendon Pond. Village dwellings are visible across the pond.

Date: 1896 

Description: An outdoor portrait of two men with a tandem bicycle. The men stand in a yard near a front walk leading up to a porch. In back of the men is the side of a...

Date: 1899-01-27 before

Description: Front cover of the menu for the "Fest-Mahl zur Feier des Geburtstages" given to Wilhelm II in Frankfurt, with a brown leather medallion embossed with a hea...

Photograph

Picnic in the Woods

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children gather for a picnic in the woods. A large picnic blanket covers the ground as the individuals pose for a photograph.

Date: 1896-11-16 

Description: Students in front of new Montello School House on the first day school was held in the new building, November 16.

Date: 1895 

Description: Front and back cover of catalog, for the months of January and December. January features a buck running through the woods, with the year "1894" over a lar...

Photograph

Women Picnicking

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three young women, perhaps at a picnic, with the woman on the right drinking from a bucket. Two men are behind them on the right.

Date: 1895-09-04 

Description: Men display produce, a large cabbage and a bushel of potatoes, while standing in the gardens of the Thayer farm. Cabbage, onion, currant, and raspberry pla...

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: A group of men, women, and children pose for a photograph as they relax in the woods around a large hammock. In the background is a shoreline.

Date: 1894-05-30 

Description: A houseboat on the Ohio River. A man stands on the deck of the boat on the right.

Date: 1895 

Description: Catalog featuring calendar pages. February features Lewis Miller, the father of the mowing machine, with text and a portrait. March has an illustration of...

Photograph

Leroy J. Burlingame

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Leroy J. Burlingame, sitting in a chair in the Montello home of his son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. Edward A. Bass. Another person, obscured, is stan...

Date: 1895-07-30 

Description: A garden lush with tall pie plants (rhubarb) belonging to Mrs. H.H. Wooledge. One stalk is leaning against a wooden chair, and the leaf of the plant reachi...

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