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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Two men stand on a ledge in the granite quarry in Montello. Three other men stand below. The side of the quarry rises up above the group in the background....

Photograph

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: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass, holding a basket of flowers, and her mother Ada on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake can be seen in the...

Photograph

Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

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.

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered at the Montello railroad station.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man standing on the porch of a home belonging to either Mrs. Kelly or Mrs. Stevenson.

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: 1893-08-30 

Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.

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: 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...

Date: 1928 

Description: A young man fishes on the rocky shore by the Old Mill. The Mill is three-stories high and features a cupola with a wind vane on top.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three unidentified women with umbrellas on the north shore of Buffalo Lake. Buildings of Montello are visible in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Girls from a Sunday school class. Everetta, the photographer's daughter, stands on right with hand warmer (muff).

Date: 1893 

Description: Everetta Bass, sitting in a child's chair, holds a goblet and spoon in the company of her dolls and other toys on the porch of the Bass house.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Lowe House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across road of 226 East Montello Street, Lowe house.

Photograph

Ada Bass

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, the photographer's wife, posing in costume indoors.

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of the white public school building. Trees and bushes partially obstruct the view.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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