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Archives[edit | edit source]

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
ELCA Regional Archives
Region 6: Indiana, Kentucky, lower Michigan, Ohio
Jennifer Long
ELCA Region 6 Archives
Trinity Lutheran Seminary
2199 East Main Street
Columbus, OH 43209-2334
Phone: 614-235-4136 Ext. 4002
Email: Reg6archives@TrinityLutheranSeminary.edu

Churches[edit | edit source]

The Swedish American churches listed below have microfilmed records in the Swenson Swedish Immigration Research Center at the Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. These microfilms are not available via interlibrary loan but may be searched in person or a search may be requested for a fee. See http://www.augustana.edu/x13917.xml  for years of availability, guidelines, and research request forms.

Ashtabula County

Faith Lutheran Church
Ashtabula, Ohio

First Covenant Church
Ashtabula, Ohio

Messiah Lutheran Church
Ashtabula, Ohio

Swedish Evangelical Kapernaum Church
Ashtabula, Ohio

(See mesiah Lutheran Church in Ashtabula, OH)
Denmark, Ohio

Cuyahoga County

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Cleveland, Ohio

First Covenant Church
Cleveland, Ohio

Mahoning County

Bethel Lutheran Church
Youngstown, Ohio

Evangelical Baptist Church
Youngstown, Ohio

First Covenant Church
Youngstown, Ohio

Summit County

Bethany Lutheran Church
Akron, Ohio

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Swedish American Newspapers in Ohio

Title of Newspaper and City of Publication

  • Framat  in Cleveland

Many Swedish-American newspapers are available on microfilms at the Swenson Center at Augustana College and are available to borrow via interlibrary loan throughout the United States. See http://www.augustana.edu/x14666.xml to see specific newspaper and years you would like to view. Contact your local library if you are interested in placing a request. Supply your library with the following information:
• Title of newspaper
• The specific years you need for your research
Inform your library that the requests can be sent directly via OCLC (“ICY”), fax 309 794-7230, or via mail to Augustana College Library, 639 38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201-2296