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Graduating Class

Date: 1894
Description: Eight men and women of a graduating class sit outdoors holding their diplomas. They are seated on the steps of the photographer's home at 131 East Montello...
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Myrland's Sky Lodge

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Description: Myrland's Sky Lodge, a vacation resort near Montello that boasted a private landing strip for pilots with small planes. The Piper Vagabond in the foregroun...
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Montello Granite Company at Noon

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Description: View of workers from the Montello Granite Company heading down the street to lunch after the noon whistle.
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Buffalo Lake

Date: 1900
Description: View of lake, most likely Buffalo Lake, from Montello.
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Men Fishing on Fox River

Date: 1960
Description: Slightly elevated view across water towards men fishing from a boat below the dam on the Fox River. Two other men are standing on the right shoreline near...
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Montello High School

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Description: Exterior view of Montello High School, now used as a grade school.
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Man Standing on Porch

Date: 1900
Description: View from road towards a man standing on the porch of a home belonging to either Mrs. Kelly or Mrs. Stevenson. A fence runs along the road in front of the...
Postcard

Main Street

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Description: View down Main Street, with a hill at the end of the street. Pedestrians are walking on the sidewalks, and horse-drawn vehicles are along the unpaved stree...
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Men on Main Street

Date: 1908
Description: View from street towards men standing in front of bank at the corner of Main Street. A horse-drawn vehicle is in the foreground on the left. Signs along th...
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Main Street

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Description: Panoramic view down Main Street, with a hill at the end. Pedestrians are on the sidewalks. Signs on the right side of the street read: "Garland Stoves and...
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"John Muir Lake"

Date: 1960
Description: View of Ennis Lake, also known as Fountain Lake, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. As a boy, John Muir lived with his family on the sho...
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"John Muir Lake"

Date: 1960
Description: View of Ennis Lake, also known as Fountain Lake, located in the John Muir Memorial Park near Montello. As a boy, John Muir lived with his family on the sho...
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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 to the marker, and the...
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Muir's Fountain Lake Home

Date: 1923
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...
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Muir's Fountain Lake Home

Date: 1923
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...
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Muir's Fountain Lake Home

Date: 1923
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...
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Taylor Home

Date: 1900
Description: The Taylor home near Montello.
Postcard

Main Street and Buffalo Lake

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Description: Storefronts and pedestrians on Main Street, with Buffalo Lake in the background. The Montello State Bank is on the left street corner. The City Market is f...
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Dredge Bank of Buffalo Lake

Date: May 19 1895
Description: A view from the bluff of group of men on the dredge bank of Buffalo Lake.
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Fox River Dam

Date: May 19 1895
Description: Elevated view of the dam on the Fox River at Buffalo Lake. Houses and other buildings are visible in the background.

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