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Olof O. Nylander family, Woodland, ca. 1922

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Olof O. Nylander family, Woodland, ca. 1922
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Description

Olof O. Nylander family of Woodland. Nylander was a self-taught naturalist with an international reputation. His collections form the core of the collections of the Nylander Museum in Caribou.

In 1922 Olof O. Nylander assembled a display of photographs, maps and charts of the Maine Swedish Colony which he displayed at the three hundredth anniversary of the founding of Gothenburg, Sweden. The series of display cards, or samlats, each featured several photographs of homes, businesses and community members from New Sweden, Woodland, Perham and Caribou.
This photograph is from samlat 3.

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