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Photograph

Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada, the photographer's wife, and son, Cary, seated in front of an unidentified woman and a young girl. The woman and girl are both looking at 'Dick,' the...

Date: 1897 

Description: Two carpenters pose on the front porch of the Bass family home at 207 Clay Street in the fall of 1897. The Gibbs Brothers, of Packwaukee, were the archite...

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.

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: 1896-11-16 

Description: Students in front of new Montello School House on the first day school was held in the new building, November 16.

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1895-05-19 

Description: Elevated view of the dam on the Fox River at Buffalo Lake. Houses and other buildings are visible in the background.

Photograph

Cary Bass

Date: 1896 ca.

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

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass in a horse-drawn carriage with an unidentified woman. Behind them is a fence, trees, and a field.

Photograph

Group Portrait

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A group of unidentified men, women and children photographed on a bentwood bench outdoors. One girl holds a doll, and a woman holds an infant.

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...

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: 1897 after

Description: The parlor in the home of Dr. Edward Bass showing a parlor organ near a window, and other furnishings.

Photograph

Cary and Lois

Date: 1895-07-04 

Description: The photographer's son Edward Cary Bass (right) on his first birthday, with Lois. They are sitting on a fur blanket among rocks. Taken at a picnic on Court...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass with her daughter Everetta on a chair in front of a curtain.

Date: 1893 

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta near a tree on Court House Hill. The handle of a toy baby buggy is on the left.

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta Bass bending over and holding a basket on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake is in the background.

Photograph

Ada Bass

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, wife of the photographer, standing in a room showing her long hair extending down her back.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men standing in front of construction site, near a newly completed building on Main Street, near the intersection of West Montell...

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...

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