Homes, Farms, Towns
|1||1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Easter Egg hunt. |
Leann Lowell emerging from the shed, with sister Linda looking on.
|2||1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Badminton.|
Playing badminton in the "empty lot".
|3||1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Drying clothes in the winter.|
Alice Lowell hanging the wash on the clotheslines.
|4||1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Nelson family picnic.|
One of many summer picnics held in the backyard.
|5||1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Pets. |
"Tiger", the adored pet of the G. James Lowell family when they lived at 1201 N. Lincoln, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
|6||1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Pets.|
One of many litters of kittens that Tiger raised during her life with the G. James Lowell family.
|7||1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Remnants of winter.|
|8||1201 N. Lincoln Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Snowball fight. |
Geraets, Linda Lowell and brother, Jerry Lowell.
|9||133 Burnside, San Francisco, California. House sale flyer. |
Jerry Lowell´s and Mitchell Block´s residence in San Francisco. House sale occurred prior to the move to Palm Springs to open Viola's Resort.
|10||2911 Kalmia St., San Diego, California. For Sale Promotional Flyer.|
Jerry Lowell and Mitchell Block sold their home in San Diego in 1998, when they decided to relocate to San Francisco where they both began positions at the University of California, Berkeley.
|11||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, California. Den.|
|12||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Alcove.|
|13||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Backyard. |
Jerry Lowell weeding one of the flower beds.
|14||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Backyard.|
|15||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Backyard.|
Mitchell S. Block in the backyard.
|16||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Dining Room.|
|17||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Dining room. |
Contemporary art glass collection.
|18||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Front of house.|
|19||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Front side.|
|20||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Living room.|
|21||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Living room.|
|22||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Loft.|
|23||30 Lincoln St., New Haven, Connecticut. Looking from backyard to the house. |
Bottom to top: Jerry Lowell, Mildred Wyman, Mitchell Block.
|24||707 S. Menlo Ave., Sioux Falls South Dakota. Front view.|
707 S. Menlo Ave.: House built by George and Hazel Lowell in 1931. After their deaths in 1993 and 1994, son G. James Lowell and wife Alice Nelson moved into the home. House was sold in early 2000, after Alice Lowell's death in Nov. 1999.
|25||707 S. Menlo Avenue. Sioux Falls, South Dakota. 1961.|
|26||810 N. French Ave., Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Front view.|
First and only house owned by Harold D. and Gudrun M. Nelson
|27||98 High Meadow Road, Guilford, Connecticut. Family room.|
|28||98 High Meadow Road, Guilford, Connecticut. Front of home.|
|29||98 High Meadow Road, Guilford, Connecticut. Living room. |
|30||George John Lowell Farm. |
Another Fourth of July celebration at the farm.
|31||George John Lowell Farm. |
And yet another Fourth of July picture at the farm.
|32||George John Lowell Farm. Breaking ground at the farm.|
Jim Lowell adjusts the two-row plow as his Uncle Jack supervises the first plowing of this hayfield.
|33||George John Lowell Farm. Celebrating the Fourth of July.|
Anita Bembers, one of Leann Lowell's best childhood friends, lighting firecrackers.
|34||George John Lowell Farm. Cousins Gary Nelson and Leann Lowell.|
Lighting bottle rockets while celebrating the Fourth of July on the farm.
|35||George John Lowell Farm. Driving lessons. |
Leann Lowell Zelhart "drives" the tractor at the farm.
|36||George John Lowell Farm. Drying corn. |
These temporary cribs were used before a permanent corn crib was built by G. James Lowell on George J. Lowell's farm.
|37||George John Lowell Farm. Dynamiting rock.|
Originally used to provide hay, much of the land at the farm hadn't been plowed for crops. When George John Lowell and George James Lowell began to farm the land rather than renting it out, there were large numbers of rocks that needed to be removed, many requiring sticks of dynamite to get them out of the ground. L. to R.: Linda Lowell and Gerald Lowell.
|38||George John Lowell Farm. Hayride time.|
L to R: Jerry Lowell, driving the tractor; Mike Haupt, Steve Haupt, Leann Lowell, and Karen Haupt.
|39||George John Lowell Farm. Hayride. |
Jerry Lowell takes the younger cousins on a ride.
|40||George John Lowell Farm. Hayride.|
|41||George John Lowell Farm. Lighting firecrackers.|
Leann Lowell Zelhart celebrates the Fourth of July on the farm.
|42||George John Lowell Farm. Lowell men in consultation. |
Adjusting settings on the plow. L. to R.: George Lowell, Roger Lowell, Jim Lowell, and Jack Lowell.
|43||George John Lowell Farm. Lunch time at the farm.|
A typical weekend lunch during the early years of farming. The family attempts to stay out of the wind by using the corn crib and the car as protection. L. to R.: Leann Lowell, Jerry Lowell, Linda Lowell, Alice Lowell, Roger Lowell, Jim Lowell, and George Lowell.
|44||George John Lowell Farm. One of the annual Fourth of July celebrations. |
Millie Hofland, close friend of the Harold Nelson family, lighting fireworks at the farm.
|45||George John Lowell Farm. Preparing fields.|
Jerry Lowell sits on a large rock while his father, G. James Lowell, plows a field. Over 100 sticks of dynamite were lit during the first year of farming in order to remove large rocks imbedded in the fields. This rock is still in the process of being dynamited into smaller pieces so that they can then be removed to the stone pile.
|46||George John Lowell Farm. Winter. |
Heading out to the farm after a snowstorm.
|47||George John Lowell Farm. Another lunch.|
When George John Lowell and George James Lowell began farming together, there were no "out" buildings at the farm. Lunches were picnics; cars were used to block the wind. L. to R. Hazel Miller Lowell and Alice Nelson Lowell.
|48||George John Lowell. Fourth of July.|
|49||Homes, Farms, Towns. A snowy view of Vik, Sortland, Nordland, Norway|
|50||Homes, Farms, Towns. Entrance to the Vik farm outside of Sortland, Norway.|
|51||John Franklin Lowell Farm. Winter.|
Cattle coping with the winter snow at Jack and Florence Lowell's farm.
|52||John Franklin Lowell Farm. Winter.|
Winter "hibernation" at Jack and Florence Lowell's farm.
|53||Sun room, 2700 Q. St. N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C.|