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Description: Infant, identified as Loura, seated in a baby carriage outside of the Bass family home, 131 East Montello Street.
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.
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.
Description: Group of men on the shore of Fox River, near the Fox River dam, fishing. There is a barge in the background.
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: 1895 ca.
Description: A professional studio portrait of Ada Burlingame Bass, standing in front of a painted backdrop, wife of physician and amateur photographer Dr. Edward A. Ba...
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...
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...
Description: Group of three men fishing on the Fox River, with view of dam. There is a barge in the background.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Ada Bass, wife of the photographer, standing in a room showing her long hair extending down her back.
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: 1896 ca.
Description: Leroy J. Burlingame, sitting in a chair in the Montello home of his son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. Edward A. Bass. Another person, obscured, is stan...
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...
Description: "This Friday we travel 64 miles (one way) to Good Old Days Resort on Puckaway Lake, W913 West Northshore Drive, Montello."
Description: Group at 4th of July Picnic in a field.
Date: date unknown
Description: Myrland's Sky Lodge, a vacation resort near Montello that boasted a private landing strip for pilots with small planes. The Piper Vagabond in the foregroun...
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...
Description: Charles Matt and his family posing around Mrs. Matt's chair.
Description: Ada Bass, the photographer's wife, posing in costume indoors.
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