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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

Two Women on Dock

Date: 1925 

Description: View from shoreline of two women standing on a dock on Crystal Lake. Just beyond the dock, a man and woman fish from a boat.

Photograph

E.W. Underwood Home

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1928 

Description: A young man fishes on the rocky shore by the Old Mill. The Mill is three-stories high and features a cupola with a wind vane on top.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Sunday school class giving a patriotic presentation.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Man standing on the porch of a home belonging to either Mrs. Kelly or Mrs. Stevenson.

Photograph

Public School

Date: 1928 

Description: The exterior of the white public school building. Trees and bushes partially obstruct the view.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Parade with costumed men on horses, a band being pulled in a wagon and American flags.

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.

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Ada Bass and her daughter Everetta in their parlor.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view from the south. The Fox River is in the foreground with the dam just visible in the lower right. The lock is seen in the center; the Montello...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Elevated view looking southeast at a cut face of the granite quarry. A worker stands on a ledge on the right. There are ropes and ladders in the quarry.

Date: 1900 ca.

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

Date: 1908-07 

Description: Workmen with teams of horses excavate for the new Mercantile Store, later the M.M. Smart Store.

Date: 1909-09-19 

Description: Sanborn Map of Montello, Page 1.

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Buffalo Lake

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: View of lake, most likely Buffalo Lake, from Montello.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Young girl in foreground, wading in Fox River. Woman standing in a rowboat, pulled to shore, holding a fishing pole and fish.

Photograph

Cramer Residence

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: A view of the Cramer residence, a summer home of Mrs. William Cramer.

Photograph

Farm Family

Date: 1898 

Description: A man, his wife and their two children posed in front of their farmstead. The man is holding a team of horses.

Photograph

Cary Bass

Date: 1896 ca.

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

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