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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.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Christine Peterson working at her spinning wheel. Watching her from the open doorway are Laurie and Muriel, Christine's children. Muriel is holding a black...

Photograph

Playing the Violin

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie Peterson playing the violin while seated on the top step in front of a screen door. Flowers are growing on both sides of the steps.

Date:  date unknown

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

Photograph

His Morning Drink

Date:  date unknown

Description: Laurie Peterson watering his horse in the lake. The sloped shoreline is covered with rocks and leaves. Farther up the shoreline is a rowboat with its oars...

Date: 1913 ca.

Description: Waist-up portrait of Carl Peterson with his youngest child, James, asleep on his lap.

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: Christine Peterson and her son, Laurie. He is posing with his arm around his mother's shoulders. They are standing outdoors and shrubs are in the backgroun...

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: Muriel and Laurie Peterson posing in front of a corn field as they look at each other. They are each holding corn cobs and leaves.

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:  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 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:  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: 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: 1910 ca.

Description: Laurie and Muriel Peterson having a tea party. In addition to tea, there are plates of pastries. Muriel is sitting in a rocking chair and Laurie is perched...

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: 1915 ca.

Description: James Peterson, as a young boy, fixing a dilapidated wagon outdoors. He is attempting to reattach the wheel. A can of grease is sitting on the wagon bed.

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: 1965 

Description: Aerial view looking west.

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