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The Swedish Immigrant By Gregory J. Dabel
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The novelized life story of Adolph Frederick Lundgren, a Swedish immigrant.
A Florida Pioneer, The adventurous life of Josef Henschen, Swedish immigrant in the 1870s By Rebecca Weiss
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A Florida Pioneer is a book about the adventurous life of Josef Henschen, Swedish immigrant to Florida in the 1870s. Henschen was a young medical student in Upsala, Sweden when, in 1871, he was asked... More > to recruit and bring over a large group of Swedish laborers to Florida. The group he brought went to work at Henry S. Sanford’s plantations in Seminole County. There the Swedes founded the New Upsala settlement, and many Swedish descendants in central Florida have their roots in this colony. Josef fell in love with Florida and stayed there for nearly sixty years, until his death in 1930. He became one of the four financiers of the Orange Belt Railroad, and he gave the city of St. Petersburg its name. This book contains many of Josef's letters and paints a fascinating picture of Florida pioneer life. Gary Momino, Professor of History at the University of South Florida,calls A Florida Pioneer "An extraordinary document...a historic treasure."< Less
A Florida Pioneer, The adventurous life of Josef Henschen, Swedish immigrant in the 1870s By Rebecca Weiss
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A Florida Pioneer is a book about the adventurous life of Josef Henschen, Swedish immigrant to Florida in the 1870s. Henschen was a young medical student in Upsala, Sweden when, in 1871, he was asked... More > to recruit and bring over a large group of Swedish laborers to Florida. The group he brought went to work at Henry S. Sanford’s plantations in Seminole County. There the Swedes founded the New Upsala settlement, and many Swedish descendants in central Florida have their roots in this colony. Josef fell in love with Florida and stayed there for nearly sixty years, until his death in 1930. He became one of the four financiers of the Orange Belt Railroad, and he gave the city of St. Petersburg its name. This book contains many of Josef's letters and paints a fascinating picture of Florida pioneer life. Gary Momino, Professor of History at the University of South Florida,calls A Florida Pioneer "An extraordinary document...a historic treasure."< Less
Our Swedish Roots By Dusty Gorman
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“Our Swedish Roots” explores the roots and generations of a family, both in Sweden and the United States. It looks at the many separations and uniting of family ties that took place over... More > the many years covered. It details the many farms where the family roots began as well as those that continued its growth. It is a work born of love for a family that has grown closer, even as its branches spread farther and wider.< Less
The Swedish Girl of Motala By Eric Basir
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The Swedish Girl of Motala, written and illustrated by Eric Basir—an American Muslim of mixed African and Swedish descent—shines the light on a serious social issue already changing the... More > once all-welcoming Sweden. The present atmosphere of Swedish society can be as cold as the climate. Yet this story—about a daughter of African immigrants becoming a leader in her community—can bring hope to all in Sweden.< Less
My Father's Swedish Family By James D. Hedberg
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This is a genealogy of the families of Johan Fredrik Hedberg and Blanda Blomgren from the mid 1600s in Sweden to the United States in the 1800s. John and Blanda were married in Chicago during the... More > 1893 World's Fair. Like many of that day, Blanda contracted tuberculosis and died young. In addition to describing the Hedberg ancestry, "My Father's Swedish Family" also relates the political, social, and economic world in which eight generations of this family lived. The book also discusses John's brothers, Charles and Per Gustaf Hedberg, and their Lundberg relatives who went to Ralls County, Missouri.< Less
My Mother's Swedish Family By James D. Hedberg
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This is a genealogy of the families of Per Edvard Anderson and Carolina Gustafson from the late 1600s in south-central Sweden to Ironwood, Michigan, in the late 1800s. In addition to describing the... More > ancestry of one immigrant couple, My Mother's Swedish Family also relates the political, social, and economic world in which these eight generations lived.< Less
Swedish Men Arguing About God By Jerome Engseth
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Between 1860 and 1885, Swedish-American immigrant worship was influenced by Pietism and the new religious freedom of America. Controversy about the atonement was catalyzed by the ideas and writings... More > of Paul P. Waldenstrom, which contributed to the development of two new Lutheran synods as well as to two new protestant denominations. Swedish Men Arguing about God provides historical review of this dynamic period, a thoughtful drama (set in 19th-century Sweden) about Waldenstrom's doctrine of the atonement, along with opinion about the status of Pietism in contemporary America.< Less
My Story By Winton Johnson
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Autobiography of Winton Johnson discusses his parent's immigration from Sweden and living life as one of the Greatest Generation.
Historical Sketches By Louis J. Ahlstrom
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L. J. Ahlstrom published his Historical Sketches in Swedish in 1924, here newly translated. Covering pioneer life and early Swedish Baptist churches in northwest Wisconsin, his work gives a vivid... More > first-person account of an important period in American and Wisconsin history.< Less

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