Huskvarna, formerly known as Husqvarna, is a city in Sweden that lent its name to the well-established line of equipment, with the iconic orange chainsaws in the front line. While the garden tools made the name famous, the city has much more to offer. From colorful history as royal rifle manufacturers to its people, Huskvarna is full of interesting bits that are waiting to be explored. It's probably the reason why Evert Ardensson decided to document the city life back in the 1970s. And we're glad he did!

The photographer's gallery offers a unique look at the fashion, culture and society of the 70s in Huskvarna. So scroll down below to check the pictures out and don't forget to vote and comment on your favorites!

More info: Digital Museum 

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Anna Malm 5 months ago

It’s from the 60’s. It’s a Austin Healy Sprite. It’s my mother🙂

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Nope 5 months ago

They are absolutely adorable! The one on the lefty is cheeky.

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Corey Smith 5 months ago

Is it just me, or does she look like she could be a relative of Scarlett Johansson?

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ADHORTATOR 5 months ago

Renault R4 in the background, THE car of the 70s in France

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Zenozenobee 5 months ago

I think they're discovering the photos after development. I love my digital camera, I love that you have the pic right away, that you can immediatly take another photo if the first one is bad. But developing a forgotten film or discovering forgotten shots was wonderful too

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Wil Vanderheijden 5 months ago

70's just like anywhere else in the world. That was the fashion in those days.

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birdhouse 5 months ago

What is that statue in the background??

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Wynand 5 months ago

A little chili outside...

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SashaAlexandra 5 months ago

Used to paddle board before it was mainstream

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DEAN THORNE 5 months ago

Swedish Starsky and Hutch

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Nope 5 months ago

Lil guy on the right is a boss.

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Tom McNamara 5 months ago

God Jul = Merry X-mas

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Sarcastic Cow 5 months ago

Girl with lovely mullet, Jude Law, empty wine bottle and underwear shop. Swedish surrealism. Don´t ask.

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Aleksandra Kozłowska 5 months ago

She is so adorable with those glasses

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Ruth Beaty 5 months ago

Oh dear, those "I just hit a growth spurt and have huge feet now" shoes.

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Lady A 5 months ago

These are the old photos I love, ones that show snippets of everyday things/life. Awesome!

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Night Owl 5 months ago

Nice hair

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Sarcastic Cow 5 months ago

Is this the guys from ´outside underwear shop´ picture? Much prettier in profile.

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Nope 5 months ago

Awesome looking bus. I wanna renovate it into a camper & tour Europe in it.

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Nope 5 months ago

You just know the girls found the kid 2nd from the left dreamy.

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Patrick McKemie 5 months ago

Even at an early age, kids would only play against Gretzky if he had a handicap.

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Miss Cris 5 months ago

I like these shadows of the photographer 😍

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Väinö-Oskari Astala 5 months ago

My hovercraft is full of eels.

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Nadja Lambacher 5 months ago

The beacons are lit! Gondor is calling for aid!

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just a thought! 5 months ago

Looks like the child doesn't trust the camera lol

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Suzi Gauthier 5 months ago

And we wonder why teenagers started wearing their pants loose & halfway down their butts! It was overcorrection for this!

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MBZ MetalsmithArtist 5 months ago

That guy has to be an Italian stonemason- called up from Italy to lay stones for some road construction job... I'd bet 10,000 lira LoL

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Tim Sullivan 5 months ago

I would be proud too.

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Tim Sullivan 5 months ago

C’mon, hurry up already!

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J-A Laine 5 months ago

That could've been me back in the 70's. 💛

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Sarcastic Cow 5 months ago

That´s look delicious!

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TC 5 months ago

Can you hear that "crack" sound...?

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ADHORTATOR 5 months ago

Opel Rekord...

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Martti Laurson 5 months ago

Martin Clunes, Is that You?

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Malwa K-C 5 months ago

Looks like Leslie Nielsen!

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Curious Cat 5 months ago

Gunter could never refuse a good blow.

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Martti Laurson 5 months ago

There was a time when Jeremy Clarkson was not famous. Just sain'

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Mishte Tine 5 months ago

I love old Volvos. What I wouldn’t give to have another one

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Tim Sullivan 5 months ago

Fisk anyone?

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Git Johansson 5 months ago

It's from Kroatorpet, still a popular café.

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Tim Sullivan 5 months ago

I’m saving up for a Saab 99.

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Tom McNamara 5 months ago

Stängt = Closed

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J-A Laine 5 months ago

Oh it's the same couple from picture #10. :)

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Tim Sullivan 5 months ago

Welcome to Husqvarna. I am the mayor, and these are the aldermen.

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Hasse Pettersson 5 months ago

Fina Gösta "Suden Karlsson. Bodde länge på Grännavägen 4 i Huskvarna. En fantastisk man. // Hasse

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Tim Sullivan 5 months ago

This one goes out to Inge.

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Chicago Kitty 5 months ago

I never got the appeal of jumpsuits. Who wants to totally disrobe to go the bathroom?

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Tim Sullivan 5 months ago

And when he gets close enough whack him with the cane and I’ll grab the camera.

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Ann Lindgren 5 months ago

The third kid from the left is me. 😊

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Tim Sullivan 5 months ago

Work hard and apply yourself son and one day all of this will be mine.

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Lars Westin 4 months ago

Husqvarna milkbar?

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Johnny Sagemar 5 months ago

Känner igen alla, står själv som nr 3 från vänster.

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James Tai 5 months ago

Camera Film have so much life those days. Great sharing. : )

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Tom McNamara 5 months ago

Traditional red painted house

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DEAN THORNE 5 months ago

Run Dudley!

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Jennie L 5 months ago

They're using an old mill stone as stairs??

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Radka Kopecká 5 months ago

The blonde guy looks like uncle Vernon :D

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Tom McNamara 5 months ago

Candy kiosk. Läkerol are still going strong..

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Yolanda Themptander 5 months ago

Midsummer! Love you it!

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Tom McNamara 5 months ago

x-mas tree selling

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Tom McNamara 5 months ago

"Please show your bag to the cashier" it says on glass

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Tim Sullivan 5 months ago

I have four more just like these at home.

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Git Johansson 5 months ago

"Luxor colour TV" it says on the window :-) I went to junior highschool in the building in the back :-)

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Lady A 5 months ago

Cute girls.

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Tom McNamara 5 months ago

Sådan herre sådan hund

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jamie1707 5 months ago

I'd party with these guy too!

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Miss Cris 5 months ago

Those baby chairs!

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Lars Westin 4 months ago

Undrar vart daghemmen tog vägen, eller böt de namn, som rasbiologiska institutet gjorde...

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Lars Westin 4 months ago

Vad är det som är fäskt i påsen?

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Anders Thonander 5 months ago

Funny how old buses look like modern trams

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Thinairgal 5 months ago

Coolest cash register ever!

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Lars Westin 4 months ago

dressman

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Lars Westin 4 months ago

Ragnhild Sjögren?

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Tom McNamara 5 months ago

Nice pic

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Ulla Jarl 5 months ago

Lions vårmarknad vid Rumlaborg. Köpte en begagnad golvlampa där.

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Tomas Edström 5 months ago

Jönssonligan, 25 years later...

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Gittan Gustafsson 5 months ago

Barbro Malm till höger och fru Gustavsson till vänster

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