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Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Group portrait of the graduating class. The four men and four women are seated in the front yard of the photographer holding their diplomas.

Photograph

Myrland's Sky Lodge

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...

Date: 1893-08-30 

Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the flouring and carding mills of J.A. Briggs.

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 1.

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:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Pheasant Inn on Lake Mason. View from water shows buildings along the shore. Two people are in a rowboat in the foreground. Ma...

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1928 

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

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 2.

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: 1898 ca.

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass on sleigh in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

Postcard

Street Scene

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The printed inscription identifies this scene, "Looking South on Main Street Montello Wis." A woman stands on the sidewalk at left near a parked buggy and...

Photograph

Dr. Bass in Parlor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Great Uncle Cary posing with Everetta and Cary Bass. They are most likely seated inside the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

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

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: 1893 

Description: Everetta Bass, sitting in a child's chair, holds a goblet and spoon in the company of her dolls and other toys on the porch of the Bass house.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathering near the Montello railroad station waiting for a parade.

Date: 1895-07-05 

Description: Infant, identified as Loura, seated in a baby carriage outside of the Bass family home, 131 East Montello Street.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Lorinda Hill Bass and her granddaughter, Everetta Bass, sitting in a parlor. Everetta holds two dolls in her lap. There is a large oil lamp in the backgrou...

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