Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Date: 1914 ca.
Description: James Peterson, son of the photographer, playing the harmonica.
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: 1922 ca.
Description: View down center of an unpaved Main Street with commercial buildings along sidewalks. Horse-drawn vehicles are parked near the curb and moving further down...
Date: date unknown
Description: Farmer plowing a field with two horses.
Date: 1955 ca.
Description: Exterior view of a Swiss chapel built by the Count and Countess Erick Von Bretzel in 1893.
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.
Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson playing indoors. Muriel is sitting in a chair sewing with a basket on the floor near her. Laurie is playing with blocks.
Description: Laurie, Muriel, and James Peterson, children of the photographer, sledding near the family home. Handwritten on reverse, "Laurie, Muriel, James Peterson, c...
Description: Aerial view looking west-northwest over Silver Lake.
Description: View across water towards Laurie Peterson, son of the photographer, fishing from a rock on a misty morning near the family home.
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: Aerial view looking west.
Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson, children of the photographer, use a high chair to talk on the phone.
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Seven women on stage, apparently in a scene from an amateur theatrical performance, wearing conventional street clothes.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706