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Postcard

Wire Grass Men

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photographic postcard of a group of men and boys gathered for a meal in a tent. There are benches along the sides of the table. One man sits on a wooden bo...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Large group of people at a picnic at Kratz Grove on the south shore of Buffalo Lake.

Date: 1905-07-18 

Description: Officers, sales representatives and clients of the Montello Granite Company posing in the quarry. Most of the men are wearing ribbons pinned to their jacke...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Parade with costumed men on horses, a band being pulled in a wagon and American flags.

Postcard

Westfield Church

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A church in Westfield.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass, standing next to his Great Uncle Cary, who is seated. They are most likely seated inside the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

Photograph

John Muir Marker

Date: 1958 

Description: Historical marker at the site of John Muir's boyhood home, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. A woman stands next tot he marker, and the...

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...

Photograph

Montello House

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Girl (probably Everetta Bass, the photographer's daughter), opening a decorative gate. She is posed inside a local church. The Bass family attended the Me...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, seated on the porch, with the family dog seated next to her. Her children, Everetta and Cary (holding a cane in his left hand), are standing on t...

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...

Photograph

Montello Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Home belonging to either Mrs. Kelly or Mrs. Stevenson.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass, his Great Uncle Cary, and a dog, posing in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Montello Lake

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Point in the back of Perkin's House on pond (now Montello Lake).

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 1.

Postcard

Lake Puckaway

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Sisters Lucy, left, and Jessie Underwood watch small waves on the shore of Lake Puckaway. Both are wearing large brimmed hats. There is a boat in the far b...

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River Dam, with shoreline in either side, and a barge in the distance.

Photograph

Hotel Iris

Date: 1926 

Description: View across road of the Hotel Iris, with a large group of men and boys posed in the yard, on the screened-in porch, and near a delivery van parked on the l...

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