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Date: 1904 ca.

Description: A view looking west over water toward the Fox River dam at Montello. There is granite riprap on the left. A boat with a small sail is in the background. T...

Date: 2008 

Description: Located at 627 Main Street, Theo Bertin built this small house-and-canopy station hoping to transform travelers driving north along old Highway 51 into cus...

Date: 2009 

Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Reconstructed stratigraphy and cross-section representative of effigy mounds at the Kratz Creek Mound group.

Date: 1895-07-05 

Description: Infant, identified as Loura, seated in a baby carriage outside of the Bass family home, 131 East Montello Street.

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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass sits in a chair with her hair down, looking at a note, or possibly a photograph. An unidentified woman observes from the next room; decorative cor...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Dr. Edward A. Bass pushing his son Cary in a baby carriage along a wooden sidewalk on Nebraska Street (now West Montello Street).

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

E.W. Underwood Home

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Two-story brick home with square tower, home of E.W. Underwood.

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking west over the Montello Granite Company's works framed by an irregular mask. Two wooden derricks and irregular blocks of granite are i...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of group of men posing in front of the newly built W.H. Murphy building on the corner of Main Street and West Montello Street. Photograph was...

Photograph

Hotel Iris

Date: 1926 

Description: View across road of the Hotel Iris, with a large group of men and boys posed in the yard, on the screened-in porch, and near a delivery van parked on the l...

Photograph

At Kilby Lake

Date: 1910 

Description: Six women and girls are reflected in the water as they model their swimming costumes on the beach. Another woman observes from behind. The caption reads:...

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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Everetta Bass holds her brother, Cary (Edward C.) Bass in a doorway. On the reverse, in Dr. Bass's handwriting, "Here is a pugilistic grin for you, on the...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass with her daughter Everetta on a chair in front of a curtain.

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: 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: Group of children seated on horse-drawn parade float covered in American flags. They are preceeded by a cart with musicians, and are followed by two women...

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...

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