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Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Sunday school class giving a patriotic presentation.
Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass posing near boathouses and pond (Montello Lake).
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: 1905 ca.
Description: A well-dressed man is standing on the bank of the Montello River just below the dam, which was owned and operated by the Montello Granite Company. On the o...
Description: Elevated view of group of men posing in front of the newly built W.H. Murphy building on the corner of Main Street and West Montello Street. Photograph was...
Description: Edward Cary and Everetta Bass on the porch of their house at 207 Clay Street.
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Everetta and Cary Bass on sleigh in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.
Date: date unknown
Description: A Montello High School, now used as a grade school.
Description: View from shoreline of boat landing. A boy rows a boat nearby, and another boy fishes from a boat resting on the shoreline.
Description: Veterinarian J.A. 'Doc" Hines checks a cow for pregnancy.
Description: Group of three men fishing on the Fox River, with view of dam. There is a barge in the background.
Description: Family on the front porch of the Burlingame house, possibly belonging either to the parents of Ada Bass or her brother Everett.
Description: View of town behind a prairie field and a lake.
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: View across water towards a rustic wooden walking bridge which is reflected in the water of the Montello River. There is a utility pole with wires in the b...
Description: Elevated view looking west over the open basements of commercial buildings which were destroyed by a recent fire. Main Street is in the foreground. Horse-d...
Description: View of Ennis Lake, also known as Fountain Lake, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. As a boy, John Muir lived with his family on the sho...
Description: Sisters Lucy, left, and Jessie Underwood watch small waves on the shore of Lake Puckaway. Both are wearing large brimmed hats. There is a boat in the far b...
Date: 1905-07-04 ca.
Description: View down hill towards shoreline where a crowd fills a barge which has been fitted with benches, an awning, and American flags for an excursion on Buffalo...
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