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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