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Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Couple canoeing under partly cloudy skies with sun dappling the water on Rainbow Lake, Chain O' Lakes.

Photograph

Sledding

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: Laurie, Muriel, and James Peterson, children of the photographer, sledding near the family home. Handwritten on reverse, "Laurie, Muriel, James Peterson, c...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson posing with a wooden rowboat that has been tipped on its side. Laurie is standing behind the boat, leaning on one arm. Muriel is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, plays in boat. The photograph was originally titled "The Lone Boatsman".

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from shoreline of the photographer, Carl A. Peterson, taking a moment to light his pipe while fishing from a boat near the family home.

Date: 1922 

Description: View towards a boy sitting on a boat pulled up on the shore, gesturing with his hands spread apart, telling a story to two younger boys listening on the ba...

Date: 1914 

Description: International Harvester 30-60 Mogul Tractor pulling a P&O draft plow. One man stands on the back of the tractor, and a group of men stand in the field near...

Photograph

Plowing the Fields

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmer plowing a field with two horses.

Photograph

Harmonica player

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: James Peterson, son of the photographer, playing the harmonica.

Photograph

Civil War Reunion

Date: 1890 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of the reunion of the 21st Wisconsin Infantry at the Soldier's Home.

Date: 1951 

Description: Group portrait of Lansing A. Wilcox — last Civil War veteran in Wisconsin — with a group of men at his 105th birthday. The birthday party was held at the G...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Muriel and Laurie singing as their mother, Christine Peterson, is playing the organ at Christmas. On the right is a decorated Christmas tree. A large area...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: Two young children are feeding a flock of chickens in an open field. Trees are in the background.

Date: 1925 

Description: Wisconsin Anti-Tuberculosis Association exhibit advertised in the storefront of a building in New London, Wisconsin. Two women are looking through the wind...

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View across yard towards a baby sitting on a landing near the open door of a house or farm building with two windows. Stacked on a crate near the door are...

Photograph

Women on Stage

Date: 1916 ca.

Description: Seven women on stage, apparently in a scene from an amateur theatrical performance, wearing conventional street clothes.

Photograph

Manawa Rodeo

Date: 1995-07 

Description: "Manawa Rodeo."

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Four Wheel Drive Historic Marker

Date: 1960-10-15 

Description: Walter A. Olen, former president of the FWD (four wheel drive) Corporation and curator of the FWD Foundation museum, unveiled the Four Wheel Drive historic...

Date: 1904 

Description: Formal waist-up wedding portrait of Carl and Christine Peterson.

Date: 1922 ca.

Description: View across yard towards a baby playing with a cat the yard. In the background, laundry is hanging on a clothesline and beehives are standing at the edge o...

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