National Geographic : 1928 Oct
TYPES ANI) COSTUMES OF OLD SWEDEN LAKE SILJAN IS THE " EYE OF DALARNA" On its gently sloping shores cluster the pretty towns and villages which focus social ness life for the Dal folk of the surrounding countryside. It covers 110 square miles. makers from Rattvik and Leksand. and busi Holiday- ©National Geographic Society Autoclromnes Lumilere oy vvullneic uucon SWEDEN'S CLIMATE STIMULATES ACTIVITY AMONG ITS PEOPLE Wherever they settle, the Swedes' thrift and industry are proverbial. Archeological finds dis close that Swedes traded with continental neighbors 4,000 years ago. Even then, iron ore was an item of export, as well as furs, dried fish, and horses. Women from around Lake Siljan.