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Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada, the photographer's wife, and son, Cary, seated in front of an unidentified woman and a young girl. The woman and girl are both looking at 'Dick,' the...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of three men fishing on the Fox River, with view of dam. There is a barge in the background.

Date: 1908 ca.

Description: A view of the Montello granite quarry with Montello Lake in the background. The sign in the foreground reads, "J.T. Barrett Pays Highest Prices for Furs, M...

Date: 1900 

Description: Exterior of the newly-constructed Tremont House hotel on Main Street.

Photograph

Cary and Lois

Date: 1895-07-04 

Description: The photographer's son Edward Cary Bass (right) on his first birthday, with Lois. They are sitting on a fur blanket among rocks. Taken at a picnic on Court...

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store. A woman is walking on the street nearby, and a boy or man w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod.

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: 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: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 2.

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta Bass bending over and holding a basket on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake is in the background.

Date: 1896 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of the flouring and carding mills of J.A. Briggs.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

E.W. Underwood Home

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young girl in foreground, wading in Fox River. Woman standing in a rowboat, pulled to shore, holding a fishing pole and fish.

Photograph

Montello House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Exterior view of front of the Montello House hotel.

Date: 1903 

Description: Dr. Bass, second from right, with his uncle, Rev. Edward Cary Bass, and Dr. Bass's children Edward Cary and Everetta. They are standing outdoors with a law...

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