University of Chicago PhD Student Discovers Swedish Roots in Oregon

Earlier this spring in March, several SRIO board members had the pleasure of meeting with Simon Shachter, PhD candidate from the University of Chicago. Simon’s dissertation in the field of sociology centers on the 19th and early 20th century immigrant experience in major cities along the West Coast of the United States. As Swedes were… Continue reading University of Chicago PhD Student Discovers Swedish Roots in Oregon

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Get to know the SRIO Board – David A. Anderson, Part II

Written by David Anderson Editor’s note: With the help of reporters at Dala-Demokraten newspaper in Hedemora, Sweden, SRIO President David Anderson’s family history research led to a momentous trip to Sweden in 1998. The trip coincided with his parents’ 50th anniversary. Meeting newly discovered Swedish relatives and viewing the locations where his ancestors lived and… Continue reading Get to know the SRIO Board – David A. Anderson, Part II

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Tacksamhet

Blog by Rhonda Erlandson. Hello friends and lovers of Swedish culture and heritage! I’m honored to write the first blog post for SRIO’s new website. I’ve been a SRIO board member for 10 years while SRIO itself has been going strong for 22 years with a small group of individuals who enjoy researching and sharing… Continue reading Tacksamhet

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