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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: 1928 ca.
Description: Group portrait of four telephone linemen standing together, three of them wearing leg braces. The man leaning on the pole is Carl Peterson, the first man o...
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....
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...
Description: Christine Peterson holding her new baby, James. She is sitting up in bed and is wearing a nightgown.
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.
Description: Muriel and Laurie Peterson posing in front of a corn field as they look at each other. They are each holding corn cobs and leaves.
Description: Mrs. (Christine) Peterson by the back door. She is sitting on the top step and a cat is standing at her feet. A small pile of vegetables are next to her on...
Description: Laurie Peterson watering his horse in the lake. The sloped shoreline is covered with rocks and leaves. Farther up the shoreline is a rowboat with its oars...
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: James Peterson, son of the photographer, playing the harmonica. He is sitting against a stump, with trees in the distance.
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: 1955 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a Swiss chapel built by the Count and Countess Erick Von Bretzel in 1893.
Description: Formal waist-up wedding portrait of Carl and Christine Peterson.
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...
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: 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...
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.
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: 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...
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