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  • Collection: Swedish American Museum

SAM Parking.jpg
Photograph of the parking lot for the Swedish American Museum of Chicago. The parking lot is decorated with a large sign/lettering that reads, "you are beautiful."

SAM Festival.jpg
Community members gather to pose for a photograph during Midsommar Fest in Andersonville. Two of the women are dressed in Scandinavian national costume/dress.

SAM Dance.jpg
Color photo of a large group of community members gathered to dance around the Maypole in large circles. The dance is situated in one of the village streets of Andersonville.

SAM Article 3.jpg
Newspaper clipping, "Group Brings Atmosphere of Scandinavia to Area." The short article features a photograph of women dressed in Scandinavian clothing and men washing the sidewalk in front of an Andersonville business.

SAM Article 2.jpg
Newspaper clipping ""It's Andersonville: Merchants Change Image" which discusses the name change of the Uptown Clark Street Business Association to that of the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce.

SAM Parade Program.jpg
Event program for the 1969 Andersonville parade "Leif Ericson Discovers Andersonville."

SAM Article 1.jpg
Newspaper clipping for the "Scandinavian Image Revival is Under Way" about the Andersonville Art Fair sponsored by the Uptown Clark Street Business Association.

SAM MonsBakery.jpg
Mon's Bakery in Andersonville, Chicago.

“Mons Bakery was one of several bakeries in the Andersonville neighborhood in the mid-20th century, owned by Mons Sebby, a Norwegian immigrant and his wife Greta Anderson, a Swedish immigrant to…

2007-61-97 Svea Menu.jpg
Luncheon menu from Svea restaurant in Chicago's Andersonville serving an even mix of American and Swedish dishes.

SAM Midsommarfest.jpg
Color photograph from a recent year of Andersonville’s Midsommarfest
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