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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: 1982 

Description: A large, nearly symmetrical cottonwood standing on the front lawn of a granite-clad colonial revival house on Underwood Avenue (Highway 23). A small sign a...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Unidentified Woman

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of an unidentified woman in a fancy dress and wearing a decorative comb in her hair.

Date: 1898 ca.

Description: Everetta and Cary Bass on sleigh in front of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

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: 1900 ca.

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

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...

Photograph

Montello Cottonwood

Date: 2016-10-05 

Description: A large cottonwood, named Wisconsin's largest tree in the 1970's, standing on Underwood Avenue in front of a two-story granite faced house. There is a cell...

Photograph

Graduating Class

Date: 1894 

Description: Group portrait of the graduating class. The four men and four women are seated in the front yard of the photographer holding their diplomas.

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: 1896-11-16 

Description: Students in front of new Montello School House on the first day school was held in the new building, November 16.

Date: 1897 

Description: Two carpenters pose on the front porch of the Bass family home at 207 Clay Street in the fall of 1897. The Gibbs Brothers, of Packwaukee, were the archite...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: G.W. Roskie, left, of South Dakota, and Dr. Lange of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania pose with their rifles on the porch of the Montello House Hotel. Between them...

Date: 1900 ca.

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

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.

Photograph

"John Muir Lake"

Date: 1960 

Description: View of Ennis Lake, also known as Fountain Lake, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. As a boy, John Muir lived with his family on the sho...

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.

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...

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.

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