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Emigration letter

Share on FacebookShare on WhatsAppShare on TelegramShare on TwitterSweden's newest history podcast has been launched, and it's called Allmogen. In the podcast, we explore not the history of kings, sovereigns or the state, but the history of the allmogen - our free Swedish and Nordic history. Among other things, you will learn about [...]

Sweden's newest historiepodd is launched, and it is called in short Allmogen.

In the podcast, we explore not the history of kings, sovereigns or states, but the history of the common people - our free Swedish and Nordic history. You will, among other things, get to read old letters from emigrants from the Emigration Investigation where they explain why they left Sweden for America, and depending on how much time I find in the future, we will also dive into interesting and instructive events from our history.

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You can find the podcast at SoundCloud, iTunes and in your favourite podcast reader. You can also find it with video at Youtube.

If you like the episodes below and want more, go ahead and subscribe! Feel free to give good ratings on iTunes too, and maybe we'll make it onto one of the top charts and reach even more people!

Section 1: Emigration letter - J. S. born 1859 in Västernorrland County

In this first episode you will hear from J. S. who was born in 1859 and emigrated to America from Västernorrland County, where I also grew up.

Episode 2: Emigration letter - "It is the big boys, who corrupt Sweden"

In this episode, hear from E. J. T., who was born in the darkest forests of Småland and emigrated to America in 1902. Thanks to Jon Nylander from Småland who reads the letter, and thanks also to Erik Svansbo who plays a Småland polska for us at the end.

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In the podcast, just like here on Allmogen.org, we follow the struggle of the Allmogens for freedom and a good life through the centuries. We remember their achievements. We value their quest. Now it's our fight.

We are the general public. We are many. We do not forgive. We do not forget. Count on us.

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