National Geographic : 1940 Jun
Q) IN national ( eographic society SMALL DAUGHTERS WAIT AS MOTHERS SHOP IN THE "KONSUM" Foodstuffs, household goods, and notions make up the stock of this consumers' co-operative store, one of hundreds throughout Sweden. This organization also conducts study circles, attended by 30,000 persons annually, where household and economic problems are discussed. SHE SCRUBS THE MILK STRAINER UNTIL ITSHINES Small red homes likethis, with their bright flower beds, dottheentire Dalecarlia region. On June 23nearly every town and hamlet revives the old ceremony of raisingthe Midsummer Pole, decked with garlands and crowned with blue and yellow, thenational colors.