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Date: 1903 

Description: Dr. Bass, second from right, with his uncle, Rev. Edward Cary Bass, and Dr. Bass's children Edward Cary and Everetta. They are standing outdoors with a law...

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...

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John Muir Marker

Date: 1958 

Description: Historical marker at the site of John Muir's boyhood home, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello.

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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.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1926-06 

Description: A man poses holding a fish in both hands. Two boys wait at the service window of a log cabin.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered at the Montello railroad station.

Date: 1926 

Description: View from shoreline of boat landing. A boy rows a boat nearby, and another boy fishes from a boat resting on the shoreline.

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Burlingames' House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The home of the Burlingames, possibly belonging either to the parents of Ada Bass or her brother Everett. There is someone outside near the side door.

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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...

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Fox River Dam

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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...

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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...

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Montello Lake

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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: Large group of people at a picnic at Kratz Grove on the south shore of Buffalo Lake.

Date: 1925 

Description: View down dirt road along the shoreline of Crystal Lake. A man and a child stand under a tree's shade, near a pier where a man is seated on the dock. There...

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Catholic Church

Date: 1928 

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

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.

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"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...

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