William W. Thomas and Edwin Wide, New Sweden, 1927

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William W. Thomas and Edwin Wide, New Sweden, 1927

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William W. Thomas was, for a time, the United States minister to Sweden. So enamored of the Swedish character, that he encouraged a community of Swedish immigrants to settle in Maine.

Edwin Waite was a Swedish track star.

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  • Title: William W. Thomas and Edwin Wide, New Sweden, 1927
  • Creation Date: 1927
  • Subject Date: 1927
  • Location: New Sweden, Aroostook County, ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.14658
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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