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[Photograph of O. G. and Judith Dahlberg]

Description: Photograph of O. G. and Judith Dahlberg at their West Sweden home on their 25th anniversary.
Date: 1949
Creator: Dahlberg, David W.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of a School Bus and Driver]

Description: Photograph of a uniformed school bus driver, Bill Erlanson, with Dahlberg Consolidated District #21 school bus on 1942-01? after the Dahlberg family school (a common custom in early swedish communities) had consolidated with other area family schools. However, it was discontinued, and Dahlberg students went to school in Brady.
Date: [1939..1956]
Creator: Dahlberg, David W.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of the Dahlberg Family, West Sweden, 1939]

Description: Photograph of O. G. Dahlberg in 1939 with his four sons - David, Earl, Virgil, and Leonard - and grandson Lester in front of O. G.'s West Sweden Home (a stucco house with exterior arches).
Date: 1939
Creator: Dahlberg, David W.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of David Dahlberg]

Description: Photograph of David Dahlberg in Air Force uniform while serving as a radio operator in Germany during the Korean "Conflict" in 1951. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "me and some of the 'junk'."
Date: 1951
Creator: Dahlberg, David W.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of O. G. and Judith Dahlberg]

Description: Photograph of O. G. and Judith Dahlberg, standing on the front porch of their Brady home, with Judith holding a large potted hydrangea.
Date: March 1951
Creator: Dahlberg, David W.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of Church Interior]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of an unfinished church, decorated for its first Christmas and also serving as the West Sweden community's first school.
Date: 1907
Creator: Connie, Easterwood
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of Church Exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior view of the finished church in 1911 (building no longer standing).
Date: 1911
Creator: Easterwood, Connie
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of the Dahlberg Family]

Description: Photograph of O. G. Dahlberg with daughter Alice and son David, standing on the front porch of O. G. Dahlberg's Brady home.
Date: August 1951
Creator: Dahlberg, David W.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of Virgil and Lillie Dahlberg]

Description: Photograph of Virgil and Lillie Dahlberg before leaving for church at O. G. Dahlberg's West Sweden home with their automobile behind them.
Date: August 6, 1950
Creator: Dahlberg, David W.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of Helge Family Home]

Description: Photograph of the Helge family home at Bear Creek in the early 1900s with lightning rods on the roof, a large barn and outbuilding on the left, an outhouse on the right, and a spacious yard enclosed by a white picket fence.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Easterwood, Connie
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of the Hanson Family Home]

Description: Photograph of a large group of men, women, and children (and one hunting dog) standing outside the West Sweden home of Joe and Hilda Hanson.
Date: 1910
Creator: Easterwood, Connie
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of the Hanson Sisters]

Description: Photograph of six of the Hanson sisters, standing in order of height from left to right with the tallest sister holding the basketball, posed identically with their hands on each other's shoulders.
Date: 1918
Creator: Easterwood, Connie
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of the Hanson Sisters]

Description: Photograph of the Hanson School's 1918 basketball team, made up of six of the Hanson sisters, facing forward while lying on the ground in their uniforms and posing identically with the basketball in the center forefront.
Date: 1918
Creator: Easterwood, Connie
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of the Hanson Sisters]

Description: Photograph of the seven Hanson sisters in the 1960s, lined up side-by-side next to a small building.
Date: 1960~
Creator: Easterwood, Connie
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of Louise Hanson and Ernest Helge]

Description: Photograph of Louise Hanson and Ernest Helge on their wedding day with Louise's left hand posed as to display her wedding ring.
Date: December 10, 1924
Creator: Easterwood, Connie
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of Charles Blomstrom and Sons]

Description: Photograph of Charles Blomstrom with sons Gunnar and Knute, both atop donkeys, and son Alfred, astraddle a young calf, in the barnyard of their Melvin home in 1910.
Date: 1910
Creator: Blomstrom, Knute A., Jr.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of a Community School]

Description: Photograph of a community schoolhouse. The teachers and students are grouped up in front of the school's entrance.
Date: 1930
Creator: Easterwood, Connie
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of the Blomstrom Family]

Description: Photograph of the Blomstrom Family with the family dog on the front porch of their home in Melvin, Texas, 1910.
Date: 1910
Creator: Blomstrom, Knute A., Jr.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of Blomstrom Family]

Description: Photograph of the Blomstroms with five of their children (Gunnar, Philip, Knute, Violet, and Alfred), with the four boys adopting identical poses with their chopping hoes, in front of their Melvin home. The home sports vines on its porch posts and a young tree in its front yard.
Date: 1911
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photographs of Railroad Construction]

Description: Two photographs of railroad workers laying track in the East Sweden area while being observed by local residents. Both photographs demonstrate the use of a pulley system in properly aligning the rails.
Date: 1903
Creator: Hurd, Bobby
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of the Blomstrom Family]

Description: Photograph of Charles John Blomstrom and Family. Shown in this photo are: Alfred, Ester, Gunnar, Charles, Ellen, Phillip, Violet, and Knute.
Date: 1909
Creator: Blomstrom, Knute A., Jr.
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of a Congregation after Dinner]

Description: Photograph of a church congregation enjoying dinner outdoors. Most of the people in the image are turned away from the camera, except for a child and two women.
Date: 1934
Creator: Hurd, Bobby
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of a Congregation before Dinner]

Description: Photograph of the East Sweden Presbyterian Church at an outdoor dinner table. The men and women are mostly separated into groups.
Date: 1934
Creator: Bobby, Hurd
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission

[Photograph of a Church Interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the East Sweden Presbyterian Church. Pews are visible on the left and right. The center of the image shows a podium on a small stage, along with a piano. The walls are decorated with vertical-striped wallpaper above a wooden trim.
Date: 2006
Creator: Bobby, Hurd
Partner: McCulloch County Historical Commission