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Date: 1900 ca.

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."

Photograph

Hotel Iris

Date: 1926 

Description: View across road of the Hotel Iris, with a large group of men and boys posed in the yard, on the screened-in porch, and near a delivery van parked on the l...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass, photographer, seated in pile of hay holding his son, Cary. Seated in front of him are his wife, Ada, and daughter, Everetta. Horse iden...

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A view of the Montello granite quarry with Montello Lake in the background. The sign in the foreground reads, "J.T. Barrett Pays Highest Prices for Furs, M...

Date: 1990 

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

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: 1897 

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

Date: 1893-08-30 

Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.

Photograph

Two Women on Dock

Date: 1925 

Description: View from shoreline of two women standing on a dock on Crystal Lake. Just beyond the dock, a man and woman fish from a boat.

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1876 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and selected rural buildings. Sections are shown in green, blue, and red. T...

Photograph

Fox River in Winter

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River during the winter. A hill with trees on the far shoreline can be seen in the background.

Photograph

South Shore

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along shoreline of a man and two boys fishing on a wooden dock. A rowboat is pulled up on the shore. Two cars are parked near trees. In the far backgr...

Postcard

Wire Grass Men

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of men and boys gathered for a meal in a tent. There are benches along the sides of the table. One man sits on a wooden bo...

Photograph

Ada Bass

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, wife of the photographer, standing in a room showing her long hair extending down her back.

Date: 1928 

Description: Exterior view of church building with a bell tower, arched windows, french doors, a fanlight, and a sign that read "M.E. Church."

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: 1967 

Description: A seated young man looking into the camera watches over polls during a historic union election in Neshkoro. In the center, the ballot box is placed in fron...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass standing in front of the Bass family home, 131 East Montello Street. A portrait of President McKinley is hanging in the front window.

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 1.

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