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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:  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: 1904 

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

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:  date unknown

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

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: James (Jimmy) Peterson posing in front of a curtained window with a pumpkin and a table knife. Caption reads: "I want a slice."

Date: 1965 

Description: Aerial view looking west.

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:  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: 1912-11 

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

Date:  date unknown

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

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...

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...

Photograph

Telephone Linemen

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:  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: 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...

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....

Photograph

Plowing the Fields

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmer plowing a field with two horses.

Date: 1965 

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

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