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Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son Cary waves an American flag in front of their home in Montello, now 131 East Montello Street.

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: 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: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1895-07-05 

Description: Infant, identified as Loura, seated in a baby carriage outside of the Bass family home, 131 East Montello Street.

Date: 1874 ca.

Description: Stordock family within fenced yard playing croquet with frame house behind. There is a woodpile and small frame structure behind the house.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Barry and his family posed in their yard.

Date: 1990 

Description: Veterinarian J.A. 'Doc" Hines checks a cow for pregnancy.

Photograph

New Deal Road Work

Date: 1934-02-27 

Description: CWA road crew leveling a grade on a county road near Westfield. The CWA undertook many road and utility projects during the Great Depression in order to p...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass standing next to a woman identified as Llora. They are standing in front of a house at 131 East Montello Street, with the Methodist Church, l...

Date: 1926 

Description: View down street towards business district. At the t-intersection is a large commercial building with a turret on the second floor. Next door on the right...

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

Catholic Church

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of Saint Mary's Church. The building features lancet arches and a steeple with a cross atop.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass holds her brother, Cary (Edward C.) Bass in a doorway. On the reverse, in Dr. Bass's handwriting, "Here is a pugilistic grin for you, on the...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass on sleigh in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

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.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Barry and his family seated around a piano in their home.

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: Cary Bass and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. M. Lorinda Bass, sitting on the front porch of the Bass family home at 207 Clay Street.

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