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Date: 1895-07-05 

Description: Infant, identified as Loura, seated in a baby carriage outside of the Bass family home, 131 East Montello Street.

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...

Postcard

Town Across Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

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

Postcard

Headstones

Date: 1908 

Description: Rows of granite headstones and plinths arranged in front of buildings at the Montello quarry. A derrick is standing in the background on the left; there is...

Postcard

Westfield Church

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A church in Westfield.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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.

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass, holding a basket of flowers, and her mother Ada on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake can be seen in the...

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

Paving Blocks

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...

Date: 1897 after

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

Postcard

Society Hill

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Four large, wood frame houses are seen in this view looking west along Lake Avenue. A small brick house with front bay window is visible through the open p...

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.

Postcard

Barstow Street

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: The printed inscription identifies this view of "Bairstow [sic] Street Montello Wis." It is a view down a sidewalk towards the Methodist Church on the left...

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: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass sitting in horse-drawn buggy holding a doll. A girl identified as Loura is standing beside the buggy.

Photograph

Lucy Underwood

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: An album page titled "Lucy Underwood" features three trimmed photographs of a young girl wearing a winter coat and a hooded capelet. In the center photogra...

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

Front Hall

Date: 1905 ca.

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...

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,...

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