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Photograph

New Deal Road Work

Date: 1934-02-27 

Description: CWA road crew leveling a grade on a county road near Westfield. The CWA undertook many road and utility projects during the Great Depression in order to p...

Date: 1960 

Description: Men fishing on the Fox River.

Photograph

Family on Porch

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Dodge family standing on the front porch of their house on East Montello Street. Frank Dodge lost his right leg in an accident while working in the gra...

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 1.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass and his Great Uncle Cary seated in a chair. They are most likely inside the Bass family home at 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1928 

Description: Exterior view of church building with a bell tower, arched windows, french doors, a fanlight, and a sign that read "M.E. Church."

Photograph

Cramer Residence

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the Cramer residence, a summer home of Mrs. William Cramer.

Photograph

Lowe House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across road of 226 East Montello Street, Lowe house.

Postcard

Westfield Church

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A church in Westfield.

Date: 1923 ca.

Description: View of Fountain Lake (officially known as Ennis Lake), John Muir's boyhood home near Montello. The area is now a 125-acre State Natural Area. Fountain Lak...

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 2.

Photograph

"John Muir Lake"

Date: 1960 

Description: View of Ennis Lake, also known as Fountain Lake, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. As a boy, John Muir lived with his family on the sho...

Photograph

J.A. Hines

Date: 1990 

Description: J.A. "Doc" Hines, veterinarian and politician, on the phone at his office. Wording on cup reads "Old Fart."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of men on the shore of Fox River, near the Fox River dam, fishing. There is a barge in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man standing on the porch of a home belonging to either Mrs. Kelly or Mrs. Stevenson.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass, standing next to his Great Uncle Cary, who is seated. They are most likely seated inside the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, seated on the porch, with the family dog seated next to her. Her children, Everetta and Cary (holding a cane in his left hand), are standing on t...

Photograph

Montello House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of front of the Montello House hotel.

Postcard

Westfield

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view down one of Westfield's streets.

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River Dam, with shoreline in either side, and a barge in the distance.

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