Alaska: Swedish American

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Archives[edit | edit source]

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

History[edit | edit source]

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

For photographs of the three lucky Swedes see

Societies[edit | edit source]

Alaska Historical Society
P.O. Box 100299
Anchorage AK 99510-0299
Telephone: (907) 276-1596

Anchorage Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 242294
Anchorage, Alaska 99524-2294