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Photograph

Harmonica player

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: James Peterson, son of the photographer, playing the harmonica.

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

Main Street

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...

Photograph

Plowing the Fields

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmer plowing a field with two horses.

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:  date unknown

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:  date unknown

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.

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: 1965 

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

Photograph

Lone Fisherman

Date:  date unknown

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...

Date: 1965 

Description: Aerial view looking west.

Date:  date unknown

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

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.

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