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Date: 1905 ca.

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

Photograph

Lucy Underwood

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lucy Underwood, the younger daughter of E.W. and Elenor Keyser Underwood, poses with her bicycle along a narrow sandy lane near the shore of Montello Lake....

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young girl in foreground, wading in Fox River. Woman standing in a rowboat, pulled to shore, holding a fishing pole and fish.

Photograph

Cary Bass

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A cabinet card studio portrait of Edward Cary Bass, son of Dr. Edward A. Bass.

Photograph

Montello House

Date: 1897 

Description: A cabinet card photograph of the Montello House Hotel. The two-story brick building has a gable fronted wing on the right and a shingled wooden tower on th...

Date: 1895-05-19 

Description: A view from the bluff of group of men on the dredge bank of Buffalo Lake.

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: 1905 ca.

Description: View looking down hill towards an unidentified woman who is sitting holding the oars in a skiff near the shoreline of the millpond on the Montello River, n...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of men on the shore of Fox River, near the Fox River dam, fishing. There is a barge in the background.

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1895-05-19 

Description: Elevated view of the dam on the Fox River at Buffalo Lake. Houses and other buildings are visible in the background.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A small church with open bell tower stands along Barstow Street (now East Montello Street/Highway 23) with houses in the background. Trees along the right...

Photograph

Jessie and Lucy

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Sisters Jessie, left, and Lucy Underwood posing with their bicycles on the Montello River bridge in Montello. A man is standing in the far background on th...

Photograph

Fourth of July

Date: 1905-07-04 ca.

Description: View down hill towards shoreline where a crowd fills a barge which has been fitted with benches, an awning, and American flags for an excursion on Buffalo...

Photograph

Rebuilding

Date: 1899 

Description: Elevated view of a horse-drawn wagon loaded with lumber standing in front of the frame of building under construction facing Main Street. There is a worker...

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...

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: 1895 ca.

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

Photograph

At Kilby Lake

Date: 1910 

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:...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Family on the front porch of the Burlingame house, possibly belonging either to the parents of Ada Bass or her brother Everett.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered at the Montello railroad station.

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