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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 Dagmar Olsson, a Swedish film actress, sitting on the far right and Mrs. Vilas Johnson sitting to the left of the speaker/singer. The speaker is standing in the middle of the photograph and has a music stand/podium and microphone in front of her. She is clothed in a light colored dress. The back of the photograph states, "Dagmar Olsson, far right, seated - Mrs. Vilas Johnson seated to left of speaker - Chicago."
Place Chicago, Ill.
Search Terms Kastrup, Allan, 1906-
News
Swedish Pioneer Centennial 1948
Chicago (Ill.)
Olsson, Dagmar, 1908-1980
Johnson, Mrs. Vilas
Fur garments
Microphone
Singers
Singing
American Swedish News Exchange (New York, N.Y.)
Catalog Number MSS P:308 ph 11
Comments
Rights Statement All rights belong to Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center.