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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of children and adults on a lawn along the shore. Gentleman on the right is mowing the lawn. A young boy is playing with a dog in front of two girls...

Photograph

Ada and Cary Bass

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ada Bass with her son, Edward Cary, sitting on a couch.

Photograph

Dr. Bass in Parlor

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.

Photograph

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

Cary and Everetta

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking southeast at a cut face of the granite quarry. A worker stands on a ledge on the right. There are ropes and ladders in the quarry.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass with her daughter Everetta on a chair in front of a curtain.

Postcard

Methodist Church

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: A woman and girl stand on the sidewalk leading along the side of the Methodist church from the parsonage to the street. There is a man near the wood frame...

Photograph

Cary Bass with Hoop

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son, Edward Cary Bass, with a hoop. There is a lattice fence behind him.

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: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass stands in a room near chairs in front of a treadle sewing machine. A doll buggy is also visible. A tapestry or blanket hangs on the wall on t...

Photograph

Polisher at Work

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A workman poses beside a belt-driven polisher inside a shed at the Montello granite quarry. Two other men relax in the background near an open door where n...

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Group of men posing in front of and on the scaffolding surrounding the Montello School House. The building was completed in 1896.

Photograph

Quarry Scene

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View over quarry towards two men in suits sitting at the top edge of the cut face of the granite quarry. In the background is a house at the top of the hil...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered at the Montello railroad station.

Postcard

Society Hill

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Four large, wood frame houses are seen in this view looking west along Lake Avenue. A small brick house with front bay window is visible through the open p...

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Description: Storefronts and pedestrians on Main Street, with Buffalo Lake in the background.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Postcard

Street Scene

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The printed inscription identifies this scene, "Looking South on Main Street Montello Wis." A woman is standing on the sidewalk at left near a parked buggy...

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