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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Fox River Dam, with shoreline in either side, and a barge in the distance.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...
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: 1905 ca.
Description: A view from the south looking over the Fox River dam at Montello. The entrance to the lock is in the background. In the foreground are two men in a boat an...
Description: A group of unidentified men, women and children photographed on a bentwood bench outdoors. One girl holds a doll, and a woman holds an infant.
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...
Description: Crowd gathered at the Montello railroad station.
Description: Bridge at the end of Main Street (West Montello Street). Sign on Bridge States "$5.00 Fine For Driving Or Riding Over This Bridge Faster Than A Walk."
Description: Men fishing on the Fox River.
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....
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair sewing at a table while her daughter, Everetta, lies on a daybed.
Description: "Sarah was our waitress when we visited Good Old Days on Puckaway Lake near Montello." From left to right; Ralph "Buddy" Ruecker, John Bodden, Shirley Widm...
Description: Infant, identified as Loura, seated in a baby carriage outside of the Bass family home, 131 East Montello 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...
Description: Girls from a Sunday school class. Everetta, the photographer's daughter, stands on right with hand warmer (muff).
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.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: A Montello High School, now used as a grade school.
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: 1897 after
Description: The parlor in the home of Dr. Edward Bass showing a parlor organ near a window, and other furnishings.
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