Tag Archives: utvandrarna

Podd: Trees, ancient castles and a Småland emigrant in New York

In the latest episode of the podcast Allmogen we talk about pine trees, ancient castles, totalitarian cultural (revolutionary) politics and emigration letters from [...]

Where do America's Swedish descendants live today?

Distribution of Swedish Americans according to the US Census in 2000. There are more than 4.5 million Swedish descendants [...]

Swedish emigrants and the construction of the Great Northern Railway

Give me snuff, whiskey and Swedes, and I will build a railroad to hell

Three reasons for the great Swedish migration to America

Photo: Swedes in America. Olof Olsson from Nerikes Kil, emigrated around 1880 to Rush City, [...]