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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...

Photograph

South Shore

Date:  date unknown

Description: View along shoreline of a man and two boys fishing on a wooden dock. A rowboat is pulled up on the shore. Two cars are parked near trees. In the far backgr...

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: 1900 ca.

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

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...

Postcard

Westfield Church

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A church in Westfield.

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,...

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

Lucy A. Kaufmann

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lucy Kaufmann poses in an open, wooded area holding a hoe. She is wearing a tattered hat; her skirt and blouse are torn. There are two sheds and woodpiles...

Date: 1898 ca.

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

Date: 1906 before

Description: Charles Richter, second from left, poses in front of a building at the top of the Montello granite quarry. His wife stands at the front of the group, weari...

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.

Photograph

Buffalo Lake

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of lake, most likely Buffalo Lake, from Montello.

Photograph

Old Maid's Hall

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A young woman, Jessie Underwood, reclining supported on one elbow on a fur rug in front of a piano. In front of her lying on the rug is a cat. Light comes...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Three unidentified women with umbrellas on the north shore of Buffalo Lake. Buildings of Montello are visible in the background.

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:  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...

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

Cary and Everetta

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Edward Cary and Everetta Bass on the porch of their house at 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1898 ca.

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

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