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Photograph

Swiss Chapel

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Swiss chapel built by the Count and Countess Erick Von Bretzel in 1893.

Date: 1965 

Description: Aerial view looking west-northwest over Silver Lake.

Photograph

Shoe Repairman

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: A cobbler repairing a boot in his shop. Many boots are lined up on the floor, and a bench of tools is behind him. A calendar from J.B. Yunker & Sons hangs...

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: 1913 ca.

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

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...

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: 1910 ca.

Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson having a tea party. In addition to tea, there are plates of pastries. Muriel is sitting in a rocking chair and Laurie is perched...

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

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: James Peterson, as a toddler, standing on a book on a table and reaching for an object on the bottom of a set of three shelves. Items resting on the shelve...

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...

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: 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 (oldest), Muriel and James Peterson posing with a decorated Christmas tree. James is holding a square object in his hands. Behind them is a parlor o...

Date: 1915 ca.

Description: Mr. Peterson is sitting in a rocking chair reading the newspaper and smoking a pipe, while Mrs. Peterson is standing at the stove with their young son, Jam...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Christine, Laurie and Muriel Peterson with their Christmas tree. Christine (mother) is sitting in a chair with her arm around Muriel who is standing next t...

Photograph

The Amateur

Date: 1905-09-12 ca.

Description: Laurie Peterson pretending to take a photograph, with a prop camera, of Muriel Peterson as she is gazing at a cat. In the background are trees and shrubs....

Date: 1913-12 

Description: Muriel and Laurie Peterson hold hands as they pose for a photograph in front of a decorated Christmas tree. In the background are many prints on the wall a...

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