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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young girl in foreground, wading in Fox River. Woman standing in a rowboat, pulled to shore, holding a fishing pole and fish.

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking southeast at a cut face of the granite quarry. A worker stands on a ledge on the right. There are ropes and ladders in the quarry.

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.

Photograph

Paving Blocks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Montello granite quarry grounds shows piles of granite paving blocks. In the background, a team of horses pulls a wagon under an elevated narro...

Photograph

Quarry Scene

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View over quarry towards two men in suits sitting at the top edge of the cut face of the granite quarry. In the background is a house at the top of the hil...

Date: 1903 

Description: Three rural mail carriers pose with their horses and buggies in front of the Montello Post Office. Postmaster (Dr.) Edward A. Bass stands in the backgroun...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of three men fishing on the Fox River, with view of dam. There is a barge in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman, identified as Mrs. Blore, is seated with two girls in a Montello church. The young girl at the cross could possibly be the photographer's daughter...

Date: 1930 

Description: The log cabin store where a woman poses in the service window, and a man and a woman poses outdoors. There is a car parked in the road. The store advertise...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group at 4th of July Picnic in a field.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, seated, with son Cary holding a toy dog. Standing next to them is Lizzie Loote. They are on the steps of the Bass family home at 131 East Montell...

Photograph

Matt Family

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Charles Matt and his family posing around Mrs. Matt's chair.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward A. Bass sitting in his Pratt house office.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Mrs. McInges and children posing on porch of house.

Photograph

Polisher at Work

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A workman poses beside a belt-driven polisher inside a shed at the Montello granite quarry. Two other men relax in the background near an open door where n...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Barry and his family posed in their yard.

Postcard

Wire Grass Men

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of men and boys gathered for a meal in a tent. There are benches along the sides of the table. One man sits on a wooden bo...

Photograph

Cary and Everetta

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Cary and Everetta Bass on the porch of their house at 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass, his Great Uncle Cary, and a dog, posing in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

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