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Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Interior view of church from the rear towards the altar, probably Luther Valley Church, originally built in 1863. A steeple was added in the 1870s. The alt...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass pushing his son Cary in a baby carriage along a wooden sidewalk on Nebraska Street (now West Montello Street).

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...

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...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sunday school class giving a patriotic presentation.

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass, holding a basket of flowers, and her mother Ada on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake can be seen in the...

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...

Photograph

E.W. Underwood Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two-story brick home with square tower, home of E.W. Underwood.

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...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of the white public school building. Trees and bushes partially obstruct the view.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the south. The Fox River is in the foreground with the dam just visible in the lower right. The lock is seen in the center; the Montello...

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass sitting in horse-drawn buggy holding a doll. A girl identified as Loura is standing beside the buggy.

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

Cary Bass

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A cabinet card studio portrait of Edward Cary Bass, son of Dr. Edward A. Bass.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Girl (probably Everetta Bass, the photographer's daughter), opening a decorative gate. She is posed inside a local church. The Bass family attended the Me...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men stand on a ledge in the granite quarry in Montello. Three other men stand below. The side of the quarry rises up above the group in the background....

Photograph

Cary and Everetta

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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