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Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Bridge at the end of Main Street (West Montello Street). Sign on Bridge States "$5.00 Fine For Driving Or Riding Over This Bridge Faster Than A Walk."

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.

Postcard

Town Across Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of town behind a prairie field and a lake.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...

Date: 1903 

Description: Three rural mail carriers pose with their horses and buggies in front of the Montello Post Office. Postmaster (Dr.) Edward A. Bass stands in the backgroun...

Photograph

Main Street

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Description: View down Main Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass posing near boathouses and pond (Montello Lake).

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

John Muir's Home

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Description: Illustration of John Muir's first Wisconsin home at Fountain Lake.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photograghic postcard of a group of men, children and a dog posing in front of Lake House. Another man with two children are sitting on the porch steps. Th...

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta in their parlor.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Family group resting on Court House hill, near Perkin's cottage.

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son Cary waves an American flag in front of their home in Montello, now 131 East Montello Street.

Date: 1895 ca.

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...

Photograph

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.

Date: 1926 

Description: View down railroad tracks of the Wisconsin Central Railway line towards the Endeavor Depot. A man stands near carts, milk cans and barrels near the depot,...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair sewing at a table while her daughter, Everetta, lies on a daybed.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Great Uncle Cary posing with Everetta and Cary Bass. They are most likely seated inside the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1926 

Description: View down street towards business district. At the t-intersection is a large commercial building with a turret on the second floor. Next door on the right...

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