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Comrade Olsen


Family Information: He brought his wife and two children, ages 4 and 2 years, with him to the colony.  

Description: The Danes looked good to colonists, they were kindly and most pleasantly disposed, having had training as pioneers.  

Pre-Colony History: He and his family arrived in the colony in June 1928.  

Home in Colony:  

Job in Colony: He was an all-around printer and Guy was "sure smiling". Immediately after his arrival he started his first job at the print shop, helping to get out the "Gateway to Freedom".

In June 1929 he, Taylor and Condon were putting in some extra work on the south side of the warehouse where they were replacing some of the old pine shingles with cypress.

In July he was finishing the job on the big warehouse while Dick Condon and Nev Campbell were starting to shingle the eastern side of the new hotel.

Later that month he and Farrand were covering the new pump house over the deep well.  

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Sources: "Llano Colonist": June 9, 1928, June 29, 1929, July 13, 1929, July 20, 1929  


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