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Photograph

John Muir Marker

Date: 1958 

Description: Historical marker at the site of John Muir's boyhood home, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. A woman stands next tot he marker, and the...

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Description: Rural electrification survey map of Marquette county in Westfield township.

Date: 1895 ca.

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: John Barry and his family seated around a piano in their home.

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

Fox River Dam

Date: 1895-05-19 

Description: Elevated view of the dam on the Fox River at Buffalo Lake. Houses and other buildings are visible in the background.

Photograph

New Deal Road Work

Date: 1934-02-27 

Description: CWA road crew leveling a grade on a county road near Westfield. The CWA undertook many road and utility projects during the Great Depression in order to p...

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...

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: A professional studio portrait of Ada Burlingame Bass, standing in front of a painted backdrop, wife of physician and amateur photographer Dr. Edward A. Ba...

Photograph

Catholic Church

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of Saint Mary's Church. The building features lancet arches and a steeple with a cross atop.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Group of men on the shore of Fox River, near the Fox River dam, fishing. There is a barge in the background.

Date: 1894 

Description: Everetta Bass, holding a basket of flowers, and her mother Ada on a hill by the mill pond (Montello Lake). The far shoreline of the lake can be seen in the...

Date: 1897 

Description: The photographer's son Cary waves an American flag in front of their home in Montello, now 131 East Montello Street.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Family group resting on Court House hill, near Perkin's cottage.

Postcard

Westfield

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view down one of Westfield's streets.

Date: 1876 

Description: Map shows townships and sections, landownership and acreages, roads, railroads, and selected rural buildings. Sections are shown in green, blue, and red. T...

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: 1893 

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta near a tree on Court House Hill. The handle of a toy baby buggy is on the left.

Date: 1990 

Description: Veterinarian J.A. 'Doc" Hines checks a cow for pregnancy.

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 1.

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