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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:  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.

Photograph

Swiss Chapel

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Exterior view of a Swiss chapel built by the Count and Countess Erick Von Bretzel in 1893.

Photograph

Plowing the Fields

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmer plowing a field with two horses.

Photograph

Harmonica player

Date: 1914 ca.

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

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...

Date: 1965 

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

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: 1965 

Description: Aerial view looking west.

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:  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:  date unknown

Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson playing with blocks on the floor. Behind Muriel is a rocking chair below a window. Handwritten on the reverse: "Interested."

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: 1904 

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

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1914 ca.

Description: View from grassy shoreline looking down at James Peterson, as a young boy, sitting in a rowboat looking over his shoulder back towards the shoreline. He is...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Christine, Laurie and Muriel Peterson with their Christmas tree. Christine (mother) is sitting in a chair with her arm around Muriel who is standing next t...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Christine (mother), Laurie and Muriel Peterson sitting in the grass. Laurie is looking directly at the camera.

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...

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