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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photograph postcard view of a house and water tower surrounded by shrubs and trees.

Photograph

Lucy Underwood

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An album page titled "Lucy Underwood" features three trimmed photographs of a young girl wearing a winter coat and a hooded capelet. In the center photogra...

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...

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass pushing his son Cary in a baby carriage along a wooden sidewalk on Nebraska Street (now West Montello Street).

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Family group resting on Court House hill, near Perkin's cottage.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Matt Family

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Charles Matt and his family posing around Mrs. Matt's chair.

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of children seated on horse-drawn parade float covered in American flags. They are preceeded by a cart with musicians, and are followed by two women...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A workman is standing on the platform of a wooden derrick at the granite quarry. A two-story wood frame building is behind the derrick. Large granite block...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard view from hill of Crystal Lake Resort. There are two women wearing white dresses walking on a bridge, and three buildings on the oppo...

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view from the south looking over the Fox River dam at Montello. The entrance to the lock is in the background. In the foreground are two men in a boat an...

Photograph

Draining Wetland

Date: 1931 

Description: Channel dug for drainage of a wetland.

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: 1982 

Description: A large, nearly symmetrical cottonwood standing on the front lawn of a granite-clad colonial revival house on Underwood Avenue (Highway 23). A small sign a...

Photograph

Burlingames' House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The home of the Burlingames, possibly belonging either to the parents of Ada Bass or her brother Everett. There is someone outside near the side door.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Large group of people at a picnic at Kratz Grove on the south shore of Buffalo Lake.

Postcard

Headstones

Date: 1908 

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...

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.

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