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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...

Date: 1893 

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta near a tree on Court House Hill. The handle of a toy baby buggy is on the left.

Date: 1930 

Description: The log cabin store where a woman poses in the service window, and a man and a woman poses outdoors. There is a car parked in the road. The store advertise...

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...

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

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Group at 4th of July Picnic in a field.

Photograph

Myrland's Sky Lodge

Date:  date unknown

Description: Myrland's Sky Lodge, a vacation resort near Montello that boasted a private landing strip for pilots with small planes. The Piper Vagabond in the foregroun...

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  

Description: View down Main Street.

Photograph

John Muir Marker

Date: 1958 

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...

Photograph

Farm Family

Date: 1898 

Description: A man, his wife and their two children posed in front of their farmstead. The man is holding a team of horses.

Photograph

Leroy J. Burlingame

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Leroy J. Burlingame, sitting in a chair in the Montello home of his son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. Edward A. Bass. Another person, obscured, is stan...

Date: 1869 ca.

Description: Interior view of church from the rear towards the altar, probably Luther Valley Church, originally built in 1863. A steeple was added in the 1870s. The alt...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Girls from a Sunday school class. Everetta, the photographer's daughter, stands on right with hand warmer (muff).

Photograph

Mecan River Bridge

Date: 1985-01-15 

Description: Mecan River bridge on County Highway N over the Mecan River in rural Marquette County.

Doctor and Amateur Photographer

Discover the career of amateur photographer and doctor Edward Bass who surprised people with his near-overnight success and natural talent.

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.

Photograph

Buffalo Lake

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of lake, most likely Buffalo Lake, from Montello.

Date: 1896-11-16 

Description: Students in front of new Montello School House on the first day school was held in the new building, November 16.

Photograph

Montello Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Home belonging to either Mrs. Kelly or Mrs. Stevenson.

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