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Date: 1899 

Description: The photographer's children, Cary and Everetta Bass, standing in an open doorway. They are each holding a hat.

Photograph

Draining Wetland

Date: 1931 

Description: Channel dug for drainage of a wetland.

Date: 1926-06 

Description: A man poses holding a fish in both hands. Two boys wait at the service window of a log cabin.

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Trees are reflected in the waters of Buffalo Lake above the dam on the Fox River. There is a man standing on the far side of the dam near a rowboat.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking west over the Montello Granite Company's works framed by an irregular mask. Two wooden derricks and irregular blocks of granite are i...

Postcard

Street Scene

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: The printed inscription identifies this scene, "Looking South on Main Street Montello Wis." A woman stands on the sidewalk at left near a parked buggy and...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Crowd gathered at the Montello railroad station.

Photograph

"John Muir Lake"

Date: 1960 

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...

Photograph

Quarry Scene

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: View over quarry towards two men in suits sitting at the top edge of the cut face of the granite quarry. In the background is a house at the top of the hil...

Date: 1893 

Description: Everetta Bass stands on a fur rug outdoors holding a small American flag. A rocking horse, basket, and doll buggy are nearby.

Date: 1896 

Description: Children on the back porch of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

Postcard

Griffin's Bridge

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across water towards a rustic wooden walking bridge which is reflected in the water of the Montello River. There is a utility pole with wires in the b...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man, identified as Stevens, and his family posing outdoors.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Group of men posing in front of and on the scaffolding surrounding the Montello School House. The building was completed in 1896.

Postcard

Mill Pond

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Looking across Mill Pond at Westfield.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A workman is standing on the platform of a wooden derrick at the granite quarry in Montello. A two story wood frame building is behind the derrick. Large g...

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 627 Main Street, Theo Bertin built this small house-and-canopy station hoping to transform travelers driving north along old Highway 51 into cus...

Photograph

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:...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1897 after

Description: The parlor in the home of Dr. Edward Bass showing a parlor organ near a window, and other furnishings.

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