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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of children seated on horse-drawn parade float covered in American flags. They are preceeded by a cart with musicians, and are followed by two women...

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: Elevated view of group of men posing in front of the newly built W.H. Murphy building on the corner of Main Street and West Montello Street. Photograph was...

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store. A woman is walking on the street nearby, and a boy or man w...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Parade with costumed men on horses, a band being pulled in a wagon and American flags.

Date: 1928 

Description: A young man fishes on the rocky shore by the Old Mill. The Mill is three-stories high and features a cupola with a wind vane on top.

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...

Photograph

Men on Main Street

Date: 1908 

Description: Men standing in front of bank on Main Street.

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...

Photograph

The Richter Family

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across water towards Charles S. Richter rowing a boat on the mill pond, now Montello Lake. With him are his wife, sitting at right, his daughter Ethel...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Barry and his family seated around a piano in their home.

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: Elevated view of parade turning from Nebraska Street onto Main Street. Women with umbrellas line the sidewalk in the foreground of the image. The Montello...

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: 1905 ca.

Description: View across water towards a motor launch with striped canopy moored along the shore just above the Fox River Lock on Buffalo Lake. A finely dressed party o...

Photograph

Two Women on Dock

Date: 1925 

Description: View from shoreline of two women standing on a dock on Crystal Lake. Just beyond the dock, a man and woman fish from a boat.

Date: 1926 

Description: View down street towards business district. At the t-intersection is a large commercial building with a turret on the second floor. Next door on the right...

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view from the south looking over the Fox River dam at Montello. The entrance to the lock is in the background. In the foreground are two men in a boat an...

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