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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of parade turning from Nebraska Street onto Main Street. Women with umbrellas line the sidewalk in the foreground of the image. The Montello...

Photograph

Montello Home

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass stands in a room near chairs in front of a treadle sewing machine. A doll buggy is also visible. A tapestry or blanket hangs on the wall on t...

Photograph

Cary Bass with Hoop

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son, Edward Cary Bass, with a hoop. There is a lattice fence behind him.

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...

Photograph

Paving Blocks

Date: 1910 ca.

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...

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

Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Group portrait of the graduating class. The four men and four women are seated in the front yard of the photographer holding their diplomas.

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River Dam, with shoreline in either side, and a barge in the distance.

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.

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: 1895-05-19 

Description: A view from the bluff of group of men on the dredge bank of Buffalo Lake.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass pushing his son Cary in a baby carriage along a wooden sidewalk on Nebraska Street (now West Montello Street).

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Group at the Hotel

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Two women and three girls posing in front of the Hotel on the Hill. Blanche Richter is seated at left and holds a cat on her lap. The woman standing next t...

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, seated on the porch, with the family dog seated next to her. Her children, Everetta and Cary (holding a cane in his left hand), are standing on t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: A Montello High School, now used as a grade school.

Photograph

Dr. Lange

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...

Photograph

Jessie and Lucy

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Sisters Jessie, left, and Lucy Underwood posing with their bicycles on the Montello River bridge in Montello. A man is standing in the far background on th...

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