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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:  date unknown

Description: Christine Peterson and her son, Laurie. He is posing with his arm around his mother's shoulders. They are standing outdoors and shrubs are in the backgroun...

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.

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: James Peterson, as a young boy, fixing a dilapidated wagon outdoors. He is attempting to reattach the wheel. A can of grease is sitting on the wagon bed.

Date: 1915-12 ca.

Description: Laurie and Muriel playing with an erector set, while James is sitting on the end of the table facing the decorated Christmas tree. More toys are on the flo...

Date: 1965 

Description: Aerial view looking west.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie Peterson standing indoors gazing through an open doorway, and holding a baseball and baseball glove.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Carl Peterson relaxing in a rocking chair at his desk. He is smoking a pipe and gazing up at a pair of mounted deer horns holding a fishing pole and rifle....

Date:  date unknown

Description: Christine Peterson working at her spinning wheel. Watching her from the open doorway are Laurie and Muriel, Christine's children. Muriel is holding a black...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Christine Peterson weaving rag rugs on a large loom.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson playing with blocks on the floor. Behind Muriel is a rocking chair below a window. Handwritten on the reverse: "Interested."

Date: 1912-11 

Description: Christine Peterson holding her new baby, James. She is sitting up in bed and is wearing a nightgown.

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Carl Peterson with his youngest child, James, asleep on his lap.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Formal waist-up group portrait in front of a painted backdrop of the Peterson Family. Names (l to r), Laurie Peterson, Christine Peterson, Carl Peterson, a...

Photograph

Sledders

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Winter scene with Muriel and Laurie Peterson, the photographer's children, reflecting on the snow conditions near their home. Laurie holds the rope of a sl...

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View from grassy shoreline looking down at James Peterson, as a young boy, sitting in a rowboat looking over his shoulder back towards the shoreline. He is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Laurie Peterson posing with his arms folded over the back of a chair, resting his chin on his hands.

Photograph

Playing the Violin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie Peterson playing the violin while seated on the top step in front of a screen door. Flowers are growing on both sides of the steps.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson, children of the photographer, use a high chair to talk on the phone.

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Christine (mother), Laurie and Muriel Peterson sitting in the grass. Laurie is looking directly at the camera.

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