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Photograph

After the Fire

Date: 1899 

Description: Elevated view of two barefoot children who are near a charred wooden sidewalk, lower left, that marks the course of Nebraska (now West Montello) Street tow...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass standing beside the Bass family home at 131 East Montello Street. He is holding a hoop.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Barry and his family posed in their yard.

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: 1876 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and selected rural buildings. Sections are shown in green, blue, and red. T...

Date: 1990 

Description: Veterinarian J.A. 'Doc" Hines checks a cow for pregnancy.

Photograph

The Richter Family

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across water towards Charles S. Richter rowing a boat on the mill pond, now Montello Lake. With him are his wife, sitting at right, his daughter Ethel...

Photograph

Jessie

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Jessie Underwood, daughter of E.W. Underwood, posing on the wooden front steps of the family home. She is wearing a hat and a fancy dress with ruffled bodi...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta in their parlor.

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...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking southeast at a cut face of the granite quarry. A worker stands on a ledge on the right. There are ropes and ladders in the quarry.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass with her daughter Everetta on a chair in front of a curtain.

Postcard

Catholic Church

Date: 1904 before

Description: View from below of a small wooden church building standing at the edge of the Montello quarry. In the foreground cables stretch over the quarry hole. The p...

Photograph

Ada and Cary Bass

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Ada Bass with her son, Edward Cary, sitting on a couch.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Montello Home

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Photograph postcard view of a house and water tower surrounded by shrubs and trees.

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 2.

Date: 1893-08-30 

Description: Local actors portray a Japanese wedding. The photographer's wife, Ada Bass, had a leading role in the production.

Date: 1893 

Description: Everetta Bass stands on a fur rug outdoors holding a small American flag. A rocking horse, basket, and doll buggy are nearby.

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