Alaska: Swedish American

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Archives

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
ELCA Regional Archives
Region 1: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington
Kerstin Ringdahl
Mortvedt Library
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA 98447
Phone: (253) 535-7586
E-mail: ringdak@plu.edu
Website: http://www.plu.edu/~archives/


History

Three Lucky Swedes

Discoverers of the Nome Gold Fields in 1898 were Jafet Lindeberg, a Norwegian, and two Swedish born American citizens, John Brynteson and E.O. Lindblom.  For more information about the history and culture of Nome, Alaska see http://www.visitnomealaska.com/nome-history-culture.html

For photographs of the three lucky Swedes see http://vilda.alaska.edu/cdm4/item_viewer.php?CISOROOT=/cdmg21&CISOPTR=1811

Societies

Alaska Historical Society
P.O. Box 100299
Anchorage AK 99510-0299
Telephone: (907) 276-1596
Email: members@alaskahistoricalsociety.org
Website:https://alaskahistoricalsociety.org/

Anchorage Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 242294
Anchorage, Alaska 99524-2294
Website:https://anchoragegenealogy.org/