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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...
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Bridge at the end of Main Street (West Montello Street). Sign on Bridge States "$5.00 Fine For Driving Or Riding Over This Bridge Faster Than A Walk."
Description: The exterior of the white public school building. Trees and bushes partially obstruct the view.
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: 1896 ca.
Description: Group of men posing in front of and on the scaffolding surrounding the Montello School House. The building was completed in 1896.
Description: The exterior of Saint Mary's Church. The building features lancet arches and a steeple with a cross atop.
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...
Description: Students in front of new Montello School House on the first day school was held in the new building, November 16.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Montello, county seat of Marquette County. The granite quarry, woolen mill, and planing mill are clearly identified. A steamboat on Buf...
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...
Description: Two-story brick home with square tower, home of E.W. Underwood.
Description: The photographer's children, Cary and Everetta Bass, standing in an open doorway. They are each holding a hat.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View of town behind a prairie field and a lake.
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.
Description: Family on the front porch of the Burlingame house, possibly belonging either to the parents of Ada Bass or her brother Everett.
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...
Description: Large group of people at a picnic at Kratz Grove on the south shore of Buffalo Lake.
Description: Everetta Bass stands in a room near chairs in front of a treadle sewing machine. A doll buggy is also visible. A tapestry or blanket hangs on the wall on t...
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.
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