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New Deal Road Work

Date: 1934-02-27 

Description: CWA road crew leveling a grade on a county road near Westfield. The CWA undertook many road and utility projects during the Great Depression in order to p...

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son Cary waves an American flag in front of their home in Montello, now 131 East Montello Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Shrine of Saint Philomena. It is a large stone structure with a marquee over the statue in the center. Written on the edge of...

Photograph

"John Muir Lake"

Date: 1960 

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...

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Cary and Everetta

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Cary and Everetta Bass on the porch of their house at 207 Clay Street.

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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:  date unknown

Description: Photograghic postcard of a group of men, children and a dog posing in front of Lake House. Another man with two children are sitting on the porch steps. Th...

Date: 1927 

Description: Two women pose outside their lakefront cabin.

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Montello Lake

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Point in the back of Perkin's House on pond (now Montello Lake).

Photograph

"John Muir Lake"

Date: 1960 

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass posing near boathouses and pond (Montello Lake).

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Paving Blocks

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View of the Montello granite quarry grounds shows piles of granite paving blocks. In the background, a team of horses pulls a wagon under an elevated narro...

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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John Muir Marker

Date: 1958 

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...

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: 1930 

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: Group of three men fishing on the Fox River, with view of dam. There is a barge in the background.

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: 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...

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