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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...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Looking across Mill Pond at Westfield.
Description: A small church with open bell tower stands along Barstow Street (now East Montello Street/Highway 23) with houses in the background. Trees along the right...
Description: Three rural mail carriers pose with their horses and buggies in front of the Montello Post Office. Postmaster (Dr.) Edward A. Bass stands in the backgroun...
Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.
Date: 1906 ca.
Description: A woman and girl stand on the sidewalk leading along the side of the Methodist church from the parsonage to the street. There is a man near the wood frame...
Description: View down dirt road along the shoreline of Crystal Lake. A man and a child stand under a tree's shade, near a pier where a man is seated on the dock. There...
Description: Channel dug for drainage of a wetland.
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: 1896 ca.
Description: Group of men posing in front of and on the scaffolding surrounding the Montello School House. The building was completed in 1896.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Parade with costumed men on horses, a band being pulled in a wagon and American flags.
Description: Ada Bass, seated, with son Cary holding a toy dog. Standing next to them is Lizzie Loote. They are on the steps of the Bass family home at 131 East Montell...
Date: date unknown
Description: A Montello High School, now used as a grade school.
Description: Self-portrait of Dr. Edward A. Bass sitting in his Pratt house office.
Description: An interior available light photograph, through a doorway, of the parlor in the home of E.W. Underwood. An oil lamp is sitting on a table flanked by two ch...
Description: View across graveyard towards the Wee White Kirk, which was built in 1865 by settlers from Scotland. The church is located a short distance from Fountain L...
Description: Elevated view of the dam on the Fox River at Buffalo Lake. Houses and other buildings are visible in the background.
Description: Family on the front porch of the Burlingame house, possibly belonging either to the parents of Ada Bass or her brother Everett.
Description: A well-dressed man is standing on the bank of the Montello River just below the dam, which was owned and operated by the Montello Granite Company. On the o...
Description: Elevated view of a horse-drawn wagon loaded with lumber standing in front of the frame of building under construction facing Main Street. There is a worker...
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