Arthur Olaf Nilsson family home movies, circa 1934-1935, 1938, 1950, 1960
Nilsson, Arthur Olaf, 1904-1992
Content Description :
Arthur Olaf Nilsson, born on January 16, 1904 in Trollhattan, Sweden, immigrated to the United States in 1923. Nilsson married Elmira (Bobby) Marquardt on August 2, 1930 and did not have children. He lived in the Milwaukee area and worked at Allis Chalmers Corporation for 41 years. Nilsson retired in 1964 and moved to Door County, where he resided until his death on December 15, 1992. The Nilsson family home movies document his home life and outdoor scenes in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; vacations with family in northern Wisconsin, Canada, and northern Europe; and outdoor recreation sports. Most of the films contain footage of Nilsson family including his sisters, Helga and Ina, and nephew, Carl Peterson.