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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...
Description: Historical marker at the site of John Muir's boyhood home, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. A woman stands next tot he marker, and the...
Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 1.
Date: 1900 ca.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: A Montello High School, now used as a grade school.
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...
Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 2.
Description: Girls from a Sunday school class. Everetta, the photographer's daughter, stands on right with hand warmer (muff).
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Photographic postcard of a group of men and boys gathered for a meal in a tent. There are benches along the sides of the table. One man sits on a wooden bo...
Description: Ada Bass, seated on the porch, with the family dog seated next to her. Her children, Everetta and Cary (holding a cane in his left hand), are standing on t...
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Three unidentified women with umbrellas on the north shore of Buffalo Lake. Buildings of Montello are visible in the background.
Date: 1896 ca.
Description: A cabinet card studio portrait of Edward Cary Bass, son of Dr. Edward A. Bass.
Description: Sunday school class giving a patriotic presentation.
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.
Description: Cary Bass standing beside the Bass family home at 131 East Montello Street. He is holding a hoop.
Description: Cary Bass and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. M. Lorinda Bass, sitting on the front porch of the Bass family home at 207 Clay Street.
Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and selected rural buildings. Sections are shown in green, blue, and red. T...
Description: Man standing on the porch of a home belonging to either Mrs. Kelly or Mrs. Stevenson.
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: 1874 ca.
Description: Stordock family within fenced yard playing croquet with frame house behind. There is a woodpile and small frame structure behind the house.
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