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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Everetta Bass standing in front of the Bass family home, 131 East Montello Street. A portrait of President McKinley is hanging in the front window.
Description: Cary Bass, his Great Uncle Cary, and a dog, posing in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: View from shoreline with fallen tree towards trees reflected in the Montello River, upstream from the dam in Montello, which created the mill pond, now Mon...
Description: Cary Bass and his Great Uncle Cary seated in a chair. They are most likely inside the Bass family home at 207 Clay Street.
Description: J.A. "Doc" Hines, veterinarian and politician, on the phone at his office. Wording on cup reads "Old Fart."
Description: Rows of granite headstones and plinths arranged in front of buildings at the Montello quarry. A derrick is standing in the background on the left; there is...
Description: A well-dressed man is standing on the bank of the Montello River just below the dam, which was owned and operated by the Montello Granite Company. On the o...
Date: 1907 ca.
Description: View across water towards two men sitting in a small launch with a canopy near the shore. A fishing pole is resting on the foredeck. There is a small wave...
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Elevated view looking southeast at a cut face of the granite quarry. A worker stands on a ledge on the right. There are ropes and ladders in the quarry.
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: Trees are reflected in the waters of Buffalo Lake above the dam on the Fox River. There is a man standing on the far side of the dam near a rowboat.
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: Cary Bass, standing next to his Great Uncle Cary, who is seated. They are most likely seated inside the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.
Description: Man standing on the porch of a home belonging to either Mrs. Kelly or Mrs. Stevenson.
Description: Six women and girls are reflected in the water as they model their swimming costumes on the beach. Another woman observes from behind. The caption reads:...
Description: Two women pose outside their lakefront cabin.
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: View across water towards a motor launch with striped canopy moored along the shore just above the Fox River Lock on Buffalo Lake. A finely dressed party o...
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: Two women and three girls posing in front of the Hotel on the Hill. Blanche Richter is seated at left and holds a cat on her lap. The woman standing next t...
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