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Ready for a Day of Skiing, New Sweden, 1931

Ready for a Day of Skiing, New Sweden, 1931

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A group of teenager and young adult Swedes from New Sweden get ready for a day of cross country skiing in the Swedish Colony. The Swedes brought skiing to Maine as a method of moving around on the deep snows. Students would ski to school and families would ski to church. Over time skiing became a recreational activity.

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