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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Girl (probably Everetta Bass, the photographer's daughter), opening a decorative gate. She is posed inside a local church. The Bass family attended the Me...


E.W. Underwood Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two-story brick home with square tower, home of E.W. Underwood.


Fox River Dam

Date: 1895-05-19 

Description: Elevated view of the dam on the Fox River at Buffalo Lake. Houses and other buildings are visible in the background.


Wee White Kirk

Date: 2014-07 

Description: View across graveyard towards the Wee White Kirk, which was built in 1865 by settlers from Scotland. The church is located a short distance from Fountain L...


Lucy A. Kaufmann

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lucy Kaufmann poses in an open, wooded area holding a hoe. She is wearing a tattered hat; her skirt and blouse are torn. There are two sheds and woodpiles...


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: 1906 before

Description: Charles Richter, second from left, poses in front of a building at the top of the Montello granite quarry. His wife stands at the front of the group, weari...


Railroad Tracks

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view, framed with an oval mask, of the Wisconsin Central spur line tracks along the north shore of Buffalo Lake at Montello. The spur connected with the...


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.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass and his Great Uncle Cary seated in a chair. They are most likely inside the Bass family home at 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1905-07-18 

Description: Officers, sales representatives and clients of the Montello Granite Company posing in the quarry. Most of the men are wearing ribbons pinned to their jacke...

Date: 1964-05-11 

Description: Newspaper image of the Glen Oak, Wisconsin train station, a few miles south of Montello on the Chicago and North Western Railway.

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta, Ada and Cary Bass photographed through a window.


Fourth of July

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of workers from the Montello Granite Company heading down the street to lunch after the noon whistle.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of children and adults on a lawn along the shore. Gentleman on the right is mowing the lawn. A young boy is playing with a dog in front of two girls...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered at the Montello railroad station.


At Kilby Lake

Date: 1910 

Description: Six women and girls are reflected in the water as they model their swimming costumes on the beach. Another woman observes from behind. The caption reads:...


Draining Wetland

Date: 1931 

Description: Channel dug for drainage of a wetland.

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...

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