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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...
Description: Formal waist-up wedding portrait of Carl and Christine Peterson.
Date: 1916 ca.
Description: Seven women on stage, apparently in a scene from an amateur theatrical performance, wearing conventional street clothes.
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."
Description: Aerial view looking west.
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...
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...
Description: Christine Peterson holding her new baby, James. She is sitting up in bed and is wearing a nightgown.
Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson, children of the photographer, use a high chair to talk on the phone.
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...
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: 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...
Description: Quarter-length portrait of Laurie Peterson posing with his arms folded over the back of a chair, resting his chin on his hands.
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...
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: 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....
Description: Farmer plowing a field with two horses.
Description: Aerial view looking west-northwest over Silver Lake.
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