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Links to Swedish Sites
American Swedish Institute
Bishop Hills, Illinois
The formation of the Bishop Hill Colony is recognized as one of the largest driving forces in the immigration into the United States of millions of Swedes and others from Scandinavia. Bishop Hill was a focus of the Swedish and American Jubilee Committees during the year 1996. Other participants included Ellis Island Immigration Museum, Indianapolis Chidren's Museum, and the Minnesota History Center.
Belgium, Denmark, Greenland, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden
Ellis Island Records
HelpList - Sweden
Lookup Volunteers who will check specific records for you - the records they hold are listed on the page.
Example: Patricia Adams email@example.com
Swedish to the United States
Swedish Passenger Arrivals in the United States 1820-1850 by Nils William Olsson and Erik Wiken
Swedish Passenger Arrivals in New York 1820-1850 by Nils William Olsson.
Genline (click on "In English" link to view in English)
Interesting Sites from Augustana College
Kristdala, Sweden Web Page
Lindsborg, Kansas - A Bit of Sweden in the Heart of America
Museums in Stockholm, Sweden
RÖTTER, the world's only daily for family historians
Sweden Genealogy Forum at Rootsweb
Swedish American Church Sites
Swedish Council of America
Swedish Emigration History
Swedish Genealogy Page, Database with Swedish surnames and researchers
Swedish Genealogy from Genalogy.com
Despite the Swedish establishment of a small colony along the Delaware River in the mid-seventeenth century, the majority of Swedish immigrants arrived in America in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Although the first Swedish immigrants of the nineteenth century were primarily middle class persons in search of adventure, subsequent immigrants left their country due to a large population boom and the availability of cheap, fertile farmland in the Midwest, especially in Minnesota. Since this time, Swedish immigration has slowed to a trickle.
Swedish Information Service (Consulate General of Sweden)
Swedish Language Course
Swedish Resources from University of Minnesota
Swedish Web Sites
Swedish Immigration Center, Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois
Archives & Records Administration
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