From the earliest accounts of Swedish immigration in Oregon to contemporary essays of the modern immigrant’s experience, there is something here for any reader interested in understanding the process of leaving one’s homeland and starting a new life in America. Whether it was founding Swedish speaking communities, designing, and building bridges and other infrastructure, establishing newspapers and businesses, serving as teachers, nurses, ministers, and elected officials, or gathering in lodges and churches to preserve Swedish culture, Swedes made their mark in Oregon in a variety of fascinating ways.
Swedes In Oregon
Authentic vintage photos depicting the contributions of Swedish immigrants to the development of the state of Oregon.
Across Sixteen Countries
An account of what was seen and heard on the author’s journey to historic and interesting places in sixteen countries in the years 1920-21.
Swedish Roots, Oregon Lives
The story of 15 Oregon lives with Swedish roots.
Ten New Lives
The story of 10 Swedish Immigrants in current times.
The history of Swedish immigration to Oregon
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