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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass, his Great Uncle Cary, and a dog, posing in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

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: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.


J.A. Hines

Date: 1990 

Description: J.A. "Doc" Hines, veterinarian and politician, on the phone at his office. Wording on cup reads "Old Fart."

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A woman, identified as Mrs. Blore, is seated with two girls in a Montello church. The young girl at the cross could possibly be the photographer's daughter...


Town Across Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of town behind a prairie field and a lake.

Date: 1926-06 

Description: A man poses holding a fish in both hands. Two boys wait at the service window of a log cabin.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of three men fishing on the Fox River, with view of dam. There is a barge in the background.

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: 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.


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...

Date: 1900 

Description: Exterior of the newly-constructed Tremont House hotel on Main 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.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Parade with costumed men on horses, a band being pulled in a wagon and American flags.

Date: 2007-05-18 

Description: "This Friday we travel 64 miles (one way) to Good Old Days Resort on Puckaway Lake, W913 West Northshore Drive, Montello."

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.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, seated, with son Cary holding a toy dog. Standing next to them is Lizzie Loote. They are on the steps of the Bass family home at 131 East Montell...


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...

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 2.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sunday school class giving a patriotic presentation.

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