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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: Man, identified as Stevens, and his family posing outdoors.
Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.
Description: Elevated view from the south. The Fox River is in the foreground with the dam just visible in the lower right. The lock is seen in the center; the Montello...
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...
Description: Ada Bass reading a book while lying in a hammock.
Description: George W. Roskie (1876-?) poses with a horse in two photographs mounted in an album. The printed description reads: "G.W. Roskie, 1st Lieut 1st Reg Co K So...
Date: 1905 ca.
Description: A small church with open bell tower stands along Barstow Street (now East Montello Street/Highway 23) with houses in the background. Trees along the right...
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass holds his son, Edward Cary Bass, on his lap in the parlor of their home.
Description: A view from the south looking over the Fox River dam at Montello. The entrance to the lock is in the background. In the foreground are two men in a boat an...
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: 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...
Description: Interior view of Oakwood, the residence of E.W. Underwood showing a wood paneled U-shaped staircase. There is a chair in the foreground, and behind it is a...
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: Charles Matt and his family posing around Mrs. Matt's chair.
Description: Everetta Bass holds her brother, Cary (Edward C.) Bass in a doorway. On the reverse, in Dr. Bass's handwriting, "Here is a pugilistic grin for you, on the...
Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass posing near boathouses and pond (Montello Lake).
Description: A workman poses beside a belt-driven polisher inside a shed at the Montello granite quarry. Two other men relax in the background near an open door where n...
Description: Edward Cary and Everetta Bass on the porch of their house at 207 Clay Street.
Description: Cary Bass, standing next to his Great Uncle Cary, who is seated. They are most likely seated inside the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.
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