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Date: 1900 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

In the Quarry

Date: 1904 before

Description: A boy is standing and holding the bridle of a horse harnessed to an open wagon in the granite quarry. Ethel Richter, standing in the wagon with her sister...

Postcard

Fishing

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View across water towards two men sitting in a small launch with a canopy near the shore. A fishing pole is resting on the foredeck. There is a small wave...

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Trees are reflected in the waters of Buffalo Lake above the dam on the Fox River. There is a man standing on the far side of the dam near a rowboat.

Photograph

Montello Lake

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Point in the back of Perkin's House on pond (now Montello Lake).

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A workman is standing on the platform of a wooden derrick at the granite quarry in Montello. A two story wood frame building is behind the derrick. Large g...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sunday school class giving a patriotic presentation.

Postcard

Railroad Tracks

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view, framed with an oval mask, of the Wisconsin Central spur line tracks along the north shore of Buffalo Lake at Montello. The spur connected with the...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of Saint Mary's Church. The building features lancet arches and a steeple with a cross atop.

Photograph

Willow Hedge

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An album page with two photographs of a row of willow trees reflected in the mill pond (Montello Lake) behind the residence of E.W. Underwood. In the lower...

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

George W. Roskie

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: George W. Roskie (1876-?) poses with a horse in two photographs mounted in an album. The printed description reads: "G.W. Roskie, 1st Lieut 1st Reg Co K So...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of children and adults on a lawn along the shore. Gentleman on the right is mowing the lawn. A young boy is playing with a dog in front of two girls...

Photograph

Jessie

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Jessie Underwood, daughter of E.W. Underwood, posing on the wooden front steps of the family home. She is wearing a hat and a fancy dress with ruffled bodi...

Postcard

Barstow Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The printed inscription identifies this view of "Bairstow [sic] Street Montello Wis." It is a view down a sidewalk towards the Methodist Church on the left...

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...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Cary and Everetta Bass with their Christmas tree. Cary holds a toy horn; Everetta holds a doll.

Photograph

Fox River in Winter

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River during the winter. A hill with trees on the far shoreline can be seen in the background.

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