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Name Bertil, Prince, son of Gustaf VI Adolf, King of Sweden, 1912-1997
Number of Archive records 0
Number of Photo records 81

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Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

A photograph documenting the arrival of members of The Official Swedish Delegation in Chicago, Illinois for The Centennial Celebration of The Swedish Pioneer Centennial Association in 1948. The photograph shows members of the delegation standing on the train platform with members of the National Centennial Committee and the Chicago Pioneer Centennial Committee. Included in the sleeve holding the photograph are two notecards with the names of the people photographed. The following text is from those two notecards and supported with research on the people of the committees and those in The Official Swedish Delegation. "10. Chicago arrival - Rev. C. George Ericson on steps of train - far left G

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

The Centennial Celebration began at the Chicago Stadium on June 4, 1948. Approximately 18,000 people gathered to hear President Truman, Prince Bertil of Sweden, Carl Sandburg and others speak and perform. This photograph shows the key speakers sitting in front of the press. Sitting on the stage, from left to right: Vilas Johnson, President Harry S. Truman, Prince Bertil, Dr. Conrad Bergendoff, and Gösta Oldenburg. Vilas Johnson was of the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Company in Chicago, Illinois, Chairman of the Chicago Committee, and Vice President of the Association. President Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president of the United States (1945-1953). Dr. Conrad Bergendoff was the pres

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

The Centennial Celebration began at the Chicago Stadium on June 4, 1948. Approximately 18,000 people gathered to hear President Truman, Prince Bertil of Sweden, Carl Sandburg and others speak and perform. This photograph shows the key speakers sitting in front of the press. Sitting on the stage, from left to right: Vilas Johnson, President Harry S. Truman, Prince Bertil, Dr. Conrad Bergendoff, and Gösta Oldenburg. Vilas Johnson was of the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Company in Chicago, Illinois, Chairman of the Chicago Committee, and Vice President of the Association. President Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president of the United States (1945-1953). Dr. Conrad Bergendoff was the pres

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

The Centennial Celebration began at the Chicago Stadium on June 4, 1948. Approximately 18,000 people gathered to hear President Truman, Prince Bertil of Sweden, Carl Sandburg and others speak and perform. This photograph shows the key speakers sitting in front of the press. Sitting on the stage, from left to right: Vilas Johnson, President Harry S. Truman, Prince Bertil, Dr. Conrad Bergendoff, and Gösta Oldenburg. Vilas Johnson was of the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Company in Chicago, Illinois, Chairman of the Chicago Committee, and Vice President of the Association. President Harry S. Truman was the 33rd president of the United States (1945-1953). Dr. Conrad Bergendoff was the pres

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

The Centennial Celebration began at the Chicago Stadium on June 4, 1948. Approximately 18,000 people gathered to hear President Truman, Prince Bertil of Sweden, Carl Sandburg and others speak and perform. This photograph shows the stage in which a presidential podium is set up. There are many people on the stage. They are members of the Official Swedish Delegation and the Pioneer Committees. The persons shown include but are not limited to, Vilas Johnson, President Harry S. Truman, Prince Bertil, Dr. Conrad Bergendoff, Gösta Oldenburg, Dr. Nanna Svartz, Ingeborg Sylvander, and many others indiscernible due to distance of the photograph and fuzziness of the photograph. Vilas Johnson was o

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

The Centennial Celebration began at the Chicago Stadium on June 4th, 1948, where approximately 18,000 people gathered to hear President Truman, Prince Bertil of Sweden, Carl Sandburg and others speak and perform. This photograph shows, from left to right, Vilas Johnson, President Harry S. Truman, and Prince Bertil. Vilas Johnson was of the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Company in Chicago, Illinois, chairman of the Chicago Committee, and vice president of the Association. President Harry S. Truman is wearing a suit and holding a binder. Printed on the back of the photograph is, "ACME NEWSPICTURES - DIVISION OF NEA SERVICE, Inc. - TRIBUNE TOWER CHICAGO, ILL. - THIS PICTURE IS S

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

The Centennial Celebration began at the Chicago Stadium on June 4th, 1948, where approximately 18,000 people gathered to hear President Truman, Prince Bertil of Sweden, Carl Sandburg and others speak and perform. This photograph shows President Harry S. Truman presenting his speech at the podium with the Presidential seal. In the background, behind the president, members of the Official Swedish Delegation and the Pioneer Committees can be seen, including but not limited to, Dr. Nanna Svartz, Ingeborg Sylvander, and Vilas Johnson. Ingeborg Sylvander is clothed in a light colored dress, dark fur jacket, and hat. Dr. Nanna Svartz is clothed in a dark skirt and jacket with light colored bo

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

The Centennial Celebration began at the Chicago Stadium on June 4th, 1948, where approximately 18,000 people gathered to hear President Truman, Prince Bertil of Sweden, Carl Sandburg and others speak and perform. This photograph shows Prince Bertil of Sweden presenting his speech at the podium with the Presidential seal. In the background, behind Prince Bertil, on the left is Vilas Johnson. Vilas Johnson was of the accounting firm of Arthur Andersen & Company in Chicago, Illinois, chairman of the Chicago Committee, and vice president of the Association. On the right is Olof Rydbeck. Rydbeck was the First Secretary of the Swedish Embassy and a person representing Sweden in the U.S.

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

On June 4, 1948, President Harry S. Truman awarded Prince Bertil of Sweden the Legion of Merit, Degree of Commander, "In exceptionally meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services to the Government of the U.S." The photograph shows President Harry S. Truman presenting the award to Prince Bertil of Sweden. The two men are shaking hands and President Truman is lifting the medal off Prince Bertil's chest. There is an unnamed man standing behind Prince Bertil and President Truman. There is a bookshelf visible in the background. Printed on the back of the photograph is, "ACME NEWSPICTURES - DIVISION OF NEA SERVICE, Inc. - TRIBUNE TOWER CHICAGO, ILL. - THIS PICTURE IS

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

This photograph shows Prince Bertil in a car with Arthur W. Wallander on June 29, 1948 in New York.

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

This photograph shows a ceremony occurring. There are crowds standing listening to a speaker. The speaker is standing on a stage that is decorated with an American flag and Swedish flag as well as patriotic banners. There is a group of men in singing uniforms and caps. Members of the press stand in front of the stage. Prince Bertil of Sweden can be identified as one of the people standing on the stage. The man standing to Prince Bertil's right may be Carl Hjalmar Lundquist. Carl Hjalmar Lundquist was a Chicago attorney and secretary of the Chicago Pioneer Centennial Committee. Gösta Oldenburg may be on the far right standing closest to the Swedish flag. Gösta Oldenburg was representing Swede

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

This photograph shows wooden stands with a crowd sitting on them. The focus of the photograph is Prince Bertil of Sweden and the children sitting to his left and right. Prince Bertil holds a cigarette in his left hand. The boys to Prince Bertil's right are wearing baseball caps. Some of the children hold snacks including Fresh Roasted Peanuts. According to The American Swedish Monthly: Swedish Pioneer Centennial 1848-1948 [June 1948 issue found in the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research stacks at: Immig. f E 184 .S23 A7 24251707] "on the morning of June 8 automobiles will bring the party to Rockford, where at 1:00 o'clock a luncheon will be given by the Rockford Committee. At 6:45 p.m.

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

This photograph shows wooden stands with a crowd sitting on them. The focus of the photograph is Prince Bertil of Sweden and the boys sitting to his left and right. Prince Bertil holds a cigarette in his left hand. The boys all hold snacks including Fresh Roasted Peanuts. The back of the photograph states, "Rockford, IL." According to The American Swedish Monthly: Swedish Pioneer Centennial 1848-1948 [June 1948 issue found in the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research stacks at: Immig. f E 184 .S23 A7 24251707] "on the morning of June 8 automobiles will bring the party to Rockford, where at 1:00 o'clock a luncheon will be given by the Rockford Committee. At 6:45 p.m. the Swedish Pioneer Cent

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

The Rockford Rox was a minor league baseball team that played in Rockford, Illinois. This photograph shows one of the members on the baseball team kneeing by the fence to talk to Prince Bertil of Sweden. The baseball player is clothed in his uniform with baseball cap. According to The American Swedish Monthly: Swedish Pioneer Centennial 1848-1948 [June 1948 issue found in the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research stacks at: Immig. f E 184 .S23 A7 24251707] "on the morning of June 8 automobiles will bring the party to Rockford, where at 1:00 o'clock a luncheon will be given by the Rockford Committee. At 6:45 p.m. the Swedish Pioneer Centennial Parade will begin its march to the Rockford Stad

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

This photograph shows four boys riding their bikes. The focus is on the boy in the middle who wears a large cardboard sign around his neck. The sign shows a picture of Prince Bertil states, "Welcome Prince Bertil" on the front and "I'm a Swede and proud of it." The boys are all dressed in jeans and T-shirts. The back of the photograph states, "1948: Escanaba, Michigan". According to The American Swedish Monthly: Swedish Pioneer Centennial 1848-1948 [June 1948 issue found in the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research stacks at: Immig. f E 184 .S23 A7 24251707] "on the morning of June 15, members of the delegation will go by air to Escanaba, Michigan, where the Swedes of the Upper Michigan Pe

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

This photograph shows Prince Bertil of Sweden shaking hands with A. Theodore Sohlberg. A. Theodore Sohlberg was a member of the national advisory board and chairman of the Delta County, Michigan Committee for Escanaba and Gladstone celebrations. A man, possibly Per Sandberg, can be seen sitting in the crowd. There are also patriotic banners hung in the background of the photograph. According to The American Swedish Monthly: Swedish Pioneer Centennial 1848-1948 [June 1948 issue found in the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research stacks at: Immig. f E 184 .S23 A7 24251707] "on the morning of June 15, members of the delegation will go by air to Escanaba, Michigan, where the Swedes of the Upper

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

This photograph shows Prince Bertil of Sweden shaking hands with A. Theodore Sohlberg. A. Theodore Sohlberg was a member of the national advisory board and chairman of the Delta County, Michigan Committee for Escanaba and Gladstone celebrations. A man, possibly Per Sandberg, can be seen sitting in the crowd. There are also patriotic banners hung in the background of the photograph. The location of the photograph is Escanaba, Michigan. According to The American Swedish Monthly: Swedish Pioneer Centennial 1848-1948 [June 1948 issue found in the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research stacks at: Immig. f E 184 .S23 A7 24251707] "on the morning of June 15, members of the delegation will go by ai

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

This photograph shows some of the festivities at the Svenskarna Dag celebration held in Escanaba, Michigan. Performers/dancers in dresses and bonnets can be seen on a stage. Sitting behind the performers appears to be the dignitaries, including Prince Bertil of Sweden.

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

This photograph shows some of the festivities at the Svenskarna Dag celebration held in Escanaba, Michigan. Performing on the stage are little girls in diapers and bows dancing. Sitting behind the performers are the dignitaries, including Prince Bertil of Sweden and Theodore Solhberg.

Image of Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.

Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange. -

This photograph shows a young girl wearing a dress with polka dots greeting Prince Bertil of Sweden. This photograph was taken during the festivities at the Svenskarna Dag celebration held in Escanaba, Michigan.