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Description: Channel dug for drainage of a wetland.
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...
Date: 1893 ca.
Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair sewing at a table while her daughter, Everetta, lies on a daybed.
Date: 1895 ca.
Description: Lorinda Hill Bass and her granddaughter, Everetta Bass, sitting in a parlor. Everetta holds two dolls in her lap. There is a large oil lamp in the backgrou...
Date: 1923 ca.
Description: View of Fountain Lake (officially known as Ennis Lake), John Muir's boyhood home near Montello. The area is now a 125-acre State Natural Area. Fountain Lak...
Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.
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...
Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and selected rural buildings. Sections are shown in green, blue, and red. T...
Description: Everetta Bass as a child standing in a yard with her mother, Ada, standing with hand on hip, and unidentified family members. The Burlingame family home is...
Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 1.
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Ada Bass, wife of the photographer, standing in a room showing her long hair extending down her back.
Description: The exterior of the white public school building. Trees and bushes partially obstruct the view.
Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward Bass reading in his parlor. Several prints of his own photographs decorate the room. There is a parlor organ on the right.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Elevated view of group of men posing in front of the newly built W.H. Murphy building on the corner of Main Street and West Montello Street. Photograph was...
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.
Description: Fox River Dam, with shoreline in either side, and a barge in the distance.
Description: Men standing in front of bank on Main Street.
Description: Everetta Bass standing next to a woman identified as Llora. They are standing in front of a house at 131 East Montello Street, with the Methodist Church, l...
Date: date unknown
Description: Myrland's Sky Lodge, a vacation resort near Montello that boasted a private landing strip for pilots with small planes. The Piper Vagabond in the foregroun...
Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.
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