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Collection name Allan Kastrup collection. The Swedish American News Exchange.
Date 06/04/1948
Description 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 some of the crowd as well as the stage with distinguished members sitting and standing on stage.

Printed on the back of the photograph is, "ACME NEWSPICTURES - DIVISION OF NEA SERVICE, Inc. - TRIBUNE TOWER CHICAGO, ILL. - THIS PICTURE IS SOLD TO YOU FOR YOUR PUBLICATION ONLY AND MUST NOT BE LOANED, SYNDICATED OR USED FOR ADVERTISING PURPOSES WITHOUT WRITTEN PERMISSION FROM ACME. - BY ACCEPTING THIS PICTURE YOU AGREE TO HOLD ACME HARMLESS FROM ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING BY REASON OF YOUR USE OR PUBLICATION OF THIS PICTURE." Written on the back of the photograph is, "Chicago - Ref Vilas".
Place Chicago, Ill.
Search Terms Kastrup, Allan, 1906-
News
Chicago (Ill.)
Swedish Pioneer Centennial 1948
Auditoriums
Buildings
American Swedish News Exchange (New York, N.Y.)
Catalog Number MSS P:308 ph 9
Comments
Rights Statement All rights belong to Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center.