Swedes In Moline Illinois

Author: Lilly Setterdahl
Publisher: Universal-Publishers
ISBN: 9781581125825
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What was their journey to America like, their arrival in Moline, and every-day life? Did they ever visit Sweden? These are questions asked by many descendants. Sample descriptions are included.

History Of Henry County Illinois

Author: Henry L. Kiner
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Michael A. Mikkelsen wrote a monograph on the colony for his doctoral thesis at
the Johns Hopkins University, receiving his Ph. D. in 1892, the thesis being
published in the Johns Hopkins studies in Historical and Political Science, Tenth
Series, Baltimore, 1892. In 1908 was published by the Engberg-Holmberg
Publishing Company, of Chicago, a History of the Swedes of Illinois, edited by
Ernst W. Olson, which gives much space to the Bishop Hill colony. In addition to
printed material ...

A Guide To The History Of Illinois

Author: John Hoffmann
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313241109
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Finns, especially in Chicago, DeKalb, and Waukegan, are chronicled in Esa Arra,
The Finns in Illinois (New York Mills, Minn., 1971). See also Philip S. Friedman, "
The Americanization of Chicago's Danish Community, 1850-1920," Chicago
History, 9 (Spring 1980). For the Swedes, a good starting point is Conrad
Bergendoff, "The Beginnings of Swedish Immigration into Illinois a Century Ago,"
Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, 41 (March 1948). Ulf Beijbom,
Swedes in ...

Off The Beaten Page

Author: Terri Peterson Smith
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613744293
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Blending literature and travel, this book offers a look at 15 U.S. destinations featured in the works of famous writers.

Swedish Exodus

Author: Lars Ljungmark
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 9780809320479
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The story of Swedish immigrants in the United States is the story in miniature of the greatest mass migration in human history, that of thirty-five million Europeans who left their homes to come to America.

Not My Time To Die Titanic And The Swedes On Board

Author: Lilly Setterdahl
Publisher: Nordstjernan-Swedish News
ISBN: 9780967217680
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The book describes the conditions in Sweden in 1912, the reasons for the emigration, and profiles each of the 125 Swedes on board. The stories of the 34 survivors cover some 100 pages.

Papers In Illinois History And Transactions

Author: Illinois State Historical Society
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Illinois State Historical Society. INDEX— Continued. INDEX— Continued. PAGE
Stephenson, George M. The stormy years of the Swedish colony in Chicago
before the Great Fire 166, 184 Stephenson, Nathaniel Wright... 75 Stevens, Wm.
B 31 Stevenson, Mary. Wife of Richard Bond Sr 189 Stevenson, Tenn 196 St.
Ansgarius. Swedish Church. . 167, 168, 173 Footnote 168 St. Clair Co., Ill 20, 126
, 128, 129, 130, 133, 190, 191, 192, 199, 206, 208, 223, 225, 228 St. Clair Co., ...