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Postcard

Lemon Tree

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A large unripened lemon hangs from a bare branch of a potted lemon tree photographed in a parlor. The tree has lost most of its leaves. A printed inscripti...

Postcard

Railroad Tracks

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: A view, framed with an oval mask, of the Wisconsin Central spur line tracks along the north shore of Buffalo Lake at Montello. The spur connected with the...

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 Bass

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Ada Bass, the photographer's wife, posing in costume indoors.

Date: 1896 

Description: Children on the back porch of the Bass family home, 207 Clay Street.

Date: 2014-07 

Description: View looking down at a bed of water lilies on Fountain Lake. A single bloom is near the center.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass sitting in horse-drawn buggy holding a doll. A girl identified as Loura is standing beside the buggy.

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: 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: 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...

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: 1907 

Description: View along shoreline towards two horses standing on the bank of the Montello River. There is a tree in the foreground.

Photograph

Lowe House

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View across road of 226 East Montello Street, Lowe house.

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view from the south looking over the Fox River dam at Montello. The entrance to the lock is in the background. In the foreground are two men in a boat an...

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...

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

Cary Bass

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: A cabinet card studio portrait of Edward Cary Bass, son of Dr. Edward A. Bass.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

George W. Roskie

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: George W. Roskie (1876-?) poses with a horse in two photographs mounted in an album. The printed description reads: "G.W. Roskie, 1st Lieut 1st Reg Co K So...

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass stands in a room near chairs in front of a treadle sewing machine. A doll buggy is also visible. A tapestry or blanket hangs on the wall on t...

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