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 1 year ago

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

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Nope 1 year ago

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

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Corey Smith 1 year ago

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

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

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

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Zenozenobee 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

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birdhouse 1 year ago

What is that statue in the background??

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Wynand 1 year ago

A little chili outside...

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SashaAlexandra 1 year ago

Used to paddle board before it was mainstream

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DEAN THORNE 1 year ago

Swedish Starsky and Hutch

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Nope 1 year ago

Lil guy on the right is a boss.

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Tom McNamara 1 year ago

God Jul = Merry X-mas

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Sarcastic Cow 1 year ago

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

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Aleksandra Kozłowska 1 year ago

She is so adorable with those glasses

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Ruth Beaty 1 year ago

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

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Lady A 1 year ago

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

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Night Owl 1 year ago

Nice hair

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Sarcastic Cow 1 year ago

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

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Nope 1 year ago

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

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Nope 1 year ago

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

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Patrick McKemie 1 year ago

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

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Miss Cris 1 year ago

I like these shadows of the photographer 😍

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Väinö-Oskari Astala 1 year ago

My hovercraft is full of eels.

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Nadja Lambacher 1 year ago

The beacons are lit! Gondor is calling for aid!

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just a thought! 1 year ago

Looks like the child doesn't trust the camera lol

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Suzi Gauthier 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year ago

I would be proud too.

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Tim Sullivan 1 year ago

C’mon, hurry up already!

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J-A Laine 1 year ago

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

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Sarcastic Cow 1 year ago

That´s look delicious!

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TC 1 year ago

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

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ADHORTATOR 1 year ago

Opel Rekord...

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Martti Laurson 1 year ago

Martin Clunes, Is that You?

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Malwa K-C 1 year ago

Looks like Leslie Nielsen!

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Curious Cat 1 year ago

Gunter could never refuse a good blow.

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Martti Laurson 1 year ago

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

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Mishte Tine 1 year ago

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

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Tim Sullivan 1 year ago

Fisk anyone?

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Git Johansson 1 year ago

It's from Kroatorpet, still a popular café.

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Tim Sullivan 1 year ago

I’m saving up for a Saab 99.

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Tom McNamara 1 year ago

Stängt = Closed

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J-A Laine 1 year ago

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

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Tim Sullivan 1 year ago

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

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Hasse Pettersson 1 year ago

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

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Tim Sullivan 1 year ago

This one goes out to Inge.

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Chicago Kitty 1 year ago

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

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Tim Sullivan 1 year ago

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

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Ann Lindgren 1 year ago

The third kid from the left is me. 😊

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Tim Sullivan 1 year ago

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

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Lars Westin 1 year ago

Husqvarna milkbar?

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Johnny Sagemar 1 year ago

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

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James Tai 1 year ago

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

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Tom McNamara 1 year ago

Traditional red painted house

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DEAN THORNE 1 year ago

Run Dudley!

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Jennie L 1 year ago

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

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Radka Kopecká 1 year ago

The blonde guy looks like uncle Vernon :D

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Tom McNamara 1 year ago

Candy kiosk. Läkerol are still going strong..

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Yolanda Themptander 1 year ago

Midsummer! Love you it!

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Tom McNamara 1 year ago

x-mas tree selling

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Tom McNamara 1 year ago

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

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Tim Sullivan 1 year ago

I have four more just like these at home.

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Git Johansson 1 year 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 1 year ago

Cute girls.

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Tom McNamara 1 year ago

Sådan herre sådan hund

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jamie1707 1 year ago

I'd party with these guy too!

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Miss Cris 1 year ago

Those baby chairs!

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Lars Westin 1 year ago

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

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Lars Westin 1 year ago

Vad är det som är fäskt i påsen?

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Anders Thonander 1 year ago

Funny how old buses look like modern trams

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Thinairgal 1 year ago

Coolest cash register ever!

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Lars Westin 1 year ago

dressman

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Lars Westin 1 year ago

Ragnhild Sjögren?

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Tom McNamara 1 year ago

Nice pic

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