Category: early 1900s

Mugshot of Josef Frans Haugthon, 1900, Sweden….

Mugshot of Josef Frans Haugthon, 1900, Sweden. He was arrested for theft and burglary.

Mugshot of Karl Leonard Björk, 1904, Sweden. T…

Mugshot of Karl Leonard Björk, 1904, Sweden. The reason for his arrest is not known.

Papers in 1895 reported that Karl, then 11 years old, was a runaway and that his father wanted to see his son returned. Karl is referred to as “a wee savage”. Two years later, it’s reported that he has run away from a reformatory. He’s described as “pleasant in appearance and manners; large-bodied but not stout, with light hair and blue eyes.”

Unknown men, 1908, Sweden.

Unknown men, 1908, Sweden.

Unknown people, 1902, Sweden.

Unknown people, 1902, Sweden.

Rural mail carrier in a winter uniform, 1900, …

Rural mail carrier in a winter uniform, 1900, Sweden.

Mugshot of Emma Johansson, 1902, Sweden. The r…

Mugshot of Emma Johansson, 1902, Sweden. The reason for her arrest is not known. She was 22 years old.

The Carlsson family, 1906, Sweden.

The Carlsson family, 1906, Sweden.

A. Rosenhoff, 1900, Sweden.

A. Rosenhoff, 1900, Sweden.

Sami (northern indigenous) people, 1905, Swede…

Sami (northern indigenous) people, 1905, Sweden.

Sigrid and Gottfrid Thermaenius with their son…

Sigrid and Gottfrid Thermaenius with their son Olle, 1902, Sweden.