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Photograph

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: 1900 ca.

Description: Cary Bass and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. M. Lorinda Bass, sitting on the front porch of the Bass family home at 207 Clay Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Postcard

Town Across Lake

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View of town behind a prairie field and a lake.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: View across water towards a motor launch with striped canopy moored along the shore just above the Fox River Lock on Buffalo Lake. A finely dressed party o...

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...

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men standing in front of construction site, near a newly completed building on Main Street, near the intersection of West Montell...

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...

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

Family on Porch

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The Dodge family standing on the front porch of their house on East Montello Street. Frank Dodge lost his right leg in an accident while working in the gra...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Mrs. McInges and children posing on porch of house.

Date: 1895 

Description: Everetta, Ada and Cary Bass photographed through a window.

Photograph

Fox River Dam

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Fox River Dam, with shoreline in either side, and a barge in the distance.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Family on the front porch of the Burlingame house, possibly belonging either to the parents of Ada Bass or her brother Everett.

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...

Photograph

Lowe House

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Photograph

Lucy Underwood

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Lucy Underwood, the younger daughter of E.W. and Elenor Keyser Underwood, poses with her bicycle along a narrow sandy lane near the shore of Montello Lake....

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Lorinda Hill Bass and her granddaughter, Everetta Bass, sitting in a parlor. Everetta holds two dolls in her lap. There is a large oil lamp in the backgrou...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass as a child standing in a yard with her mother, Ada, standing with hand on hip, and unidentified family members. The Burlingame family home is...

Date: 1895 ca.

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

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