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 10 months ago

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

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Nope 10 months ago

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

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Corey Smith 10 months ago

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

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ADHORTATOR 10 months ago

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

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Zenozenobee 10 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 10 months ago

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

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birdhouse 10 months ago

What is that statue in the background??

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Wynand 10 months ago

A little chili outside...

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SashaAlexandra 10 months ago

Used to paddle board before it was mainstream

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DEAN THORNE 10 months ago

Swedish Starsky and Hutch

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Nope 10 months ago

Lil guy on the right is a boss.

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Tom McNamara 10 months ago

God Jul = Merry X-mas

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Sarcastic Cow 10 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 10 months ago

She is so adorable with those glasses

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Ruth Beaty 10 months ago

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

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Lady A 10 months ago

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

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Night Owl 10 months ago

Nice hair

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Sarcastic Cow 10 months ago

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

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Nope 10 months ago

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

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Nope 10 months ago

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

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Patrick McKemie 10 months ago

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

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Miss Cris 10 months ago

I like these shadows of the photographer 😍

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Väinö-Oskari Astala 10 months ago

My hovercraft is full of eels.

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Nadja Lambacher 10 months ago

The beacons are lit! Gondor is calling for aid!

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just a thought! 10 months ago

Looks like the child doesn't trust the camera lol

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Suzi Gauthier 10 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 10 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 10 months ago

I would be proud too.

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Tim Sullivan 10 months ago

C’mon, hurry up already!

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J-A Laine 10 months ago

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

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Sarcastic Cow 10 months ago

That´s look delicious!

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TC 10 months ago

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

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ADHORTATOR 10 months ago

Opel Rekord...

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Martti Laurson 10 months ago

Martin Clunes, Is that You?

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Malwa K-C 10 months ago

Looks like Leslie Nielsen!

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Curious Cat 10 months ago

Gunter could never refuse a good blow.

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Martti Laurson 10 months ago

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

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Mishte Tine 10 months ago

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

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Tim Sullivan 10 months ago

Fisk anyone?

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Git Johansson 10 months ago

It's from Kroatorpet, still a popular café.

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Tim Sullivan 10 months ago

I’m saving up for a Saab 99.

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Tom McNamara 10 months ago

Stängt = Closed

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J-A Laine 10 months ago

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

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Tim Sullivan 10 months ago

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

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Hasse Pettersson 10 months ago

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

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Tim Sullivan 10 months ago

This one goes out to Inge.

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Chicago Kitty 10 months ago

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

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Tim Sullivan 10 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 10 months ago

The third kid from the left is me. 😊

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Tim Sullivan 10 months ago

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

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Lars Westin 10 months ago

Husqvarna milkbar?

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Johnny Sagemar 10 months ago

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

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James Tai 10 months ago

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

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Tom McNamara 10 months ago

Traditional red painted house

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DEAN THORNE 10 months ago

Run Dudley!

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Jennie L 10 months ago

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

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Radka Kopecká 10 months ago

The blonde guy looks like uncle Vernon :D

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Tom McNamara 10 months ago

Candy kiosk. Läkerol are still going strong..

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Yolanda Themptander 10 months ago

Midsummer! Love you it!

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Tom McNamara 10 months ago

x-mas tree selling

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Tom McNamara 10 months ago

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

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Tim Sullivan 10 months ago

I have four more just like these at home.

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Git Johansson 10 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 10 months ago

Cute girls.

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Tom McNamara 10 months ago

Sådan herre sådan hund

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jamie1707 10 months ago

I'd party with these guy too!

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Miss Cris 10 months ago

Those baby chairs!

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Lars Westin 10 months ago

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

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Lars Westin 10 months ago

Vad är det som är fäskt i påsen?

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Anders Thonander 10 months ago

Funny how old buses look like modern trams

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Thinairgal 10 months ago

Coolest cash register ever!

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Lars Westin 10 months ago

dressman

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Lars Westin 10 months ago

Ragnhild Sjögren?

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Tom McNamara 10 months ago

Nice pic

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Ulla Jarl 10 months ago

Lions vårmarknad vid Rumlaborg. Köpte en begagnad golvlampa där.

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