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Photograph

Montello Cottonwood

Date: 2016-10-05 

Description: A large cottonwood, named Wisconsin's largest tree in the 1970's, standing on Underwood Avenue in front of a two-story granite faced house. There is a cell...

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 627 Main Street, Theo Bertin built this small house-and-canopy station hoping to transform travelers driving north along old Highway 51 into cus...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass sitting in horse-drawn buggy holding a doll. A girl identified as Loura is standing beside the buggy.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view from hill of Crystal Lake, with wooded shoreline.

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...

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.

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: Sunday school class giving a patriotic presentation.

Postcard

The Fox River

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: Trees are reflected in the calm waters of the Fox River just below the lock and dam at Montello. Fences are on each side of the river. The printed inscript...

Date: 1902 ca.

Description: Cary and Everetta Bass with their Christmas tree. Cary holds a toy horn; Everetta holds a doll.

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...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Man, identified as Stevens, and his family posing outdoors.

Postcard

Griffin's Bridge

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across water towards a rustic wooden walking bridge which is reflected in the water of the Montello River. There is a utility pole with wires in the b...

Photograph

After the Fire

Date: 1899 

Description: Elevated view of two barefoot children who are near a charred wooden sidewalk, lower left, that marks the course of Nebraska (now West Montello) Street tow...

Date: 1926 

Description: View from shoreline of boat landing. A boy rows a boat nearby, and another boy fishes from a boat resting on the shoreline.

Photograph

The Richter Family

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across water towards Charles S. Richter rowing a boat on the mill pond, now Montello Lake. With him are his wife, sitting at right, his daughter Ethel...

Photograph

Jessie

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Jessie Underwood, daughter of E.W. Underwood, posing on the wooden front steps of the family home. She is wearing a hat and a fancy dress with ruffled bodi...

Postcard

Lake Puckaway

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Sisters Lucy, left, and Jessie Underwood watch small waves on the shore of Lake Puckaway. Both are wearing large brimmed hats. There is a boat in the far b...

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