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Photograph

Leroy J. Burlingame

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Leroy J. Burlingame, sitting in a chair in the Montello home of his son-in-law and daughter, Dr. and Mrs. Edward A. Bass. Another person, obscured, is stan...

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: 1895 

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass in a horse-drawn carriage with an unidentified woman. Behind them is a fence, trees, and a field.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1926-06 

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Mrs. McInges and children posing on porch of house.

Photograph

Dr. Bass in Parlor

Date: 1895 ca.

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.

Photograph

Polisher at Work

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: A workman poses beside a belt-driven polisher inside a shed at the Montello granite quarry. Two other men relax in the background near an open door where n...

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...

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta, Ada and Cary Bass photographed through a window.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass holds his son, Edward Cary Bass, on his lap in the parlor of their home.

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 1.

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

Date:  

Description: Storefronts and pedestrians on Main Street, with Buffalo Lake in the background.

Photograph

Montello Lake

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: This manuscript map shows the township and range system and lakes and streams in the vicinity of the Fox River, Puckaway Lake, and Buffalo Lake in the town...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Shrine of Saint Philomena. It is a large stone structure with a marquee over the statue in the center. Written on the edge of...

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1895-05-19 

Description: Elevated view of the dam on the Fox River at Buffalo Lake. Houses and other buildings are visible 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...

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