|Collection name||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 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, "l to r: Vilas Johnson - Pres. Truman - Prince Bertil".
Kastrup, Allan, 1906-
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Bertil, Prince, son of Gustaf VI Adolf, King of Sweden, 1912-1997
Swedish Pioneer Centennial 1948
American Swedish News Exchange (New York, N.Y.)
|Catalog Number||MSS P:308 ph 6|
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