|Collection name||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 Centennial Parade will begin its march to the Rockford Stadium where a festival will be held."
Kastrup, Allan, 1906-
Swedish Pioneer Centennial 1948
Bertil, Prince, son of Gustaf VI Adolf, King of Sweden, 1912-1997
American Swedish News Exchange (New York, N.Y.)
|Catalog Number||MSS P:308 ph 19|