Swedish American: Oregon History

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Recommended Reading

For a history of Swedes in Oregon read "The Swedes of Oregon" by William Carlson Smith".  See http://www.hevanet.com/sundvall/sweoreg.html

The Pillars of Swedish Heritage in Oregon -- Linnea Society

An Article by Leif Rosqvist, Editor of the New Sweden newsletter.  See http://www.swedishrootsinoregon.org/Stories/PillarsOfSwedishHeritage_Linnea.pdf

Swedish Oregon

This volume was compiled and edited by Lars Nordström.  He covers the period of the late 1800's and into the 21st Century.  See http://www.swedishrootsinoregon.org/Publications/BookProject/SwedishOregonAbout.htm .  The book may be ordered from Swedish Roots in Oregon (http://www.swedishrootsinoregon.org/)

The Great History of Swedes in Oregon

This volume sheds light on the Swedish immigrant experience.  The book can be ordered from Swedish Roots in Oregon.  See http://www.trollbacken.org/Great_history_of_swedes_in_oregon.htm

Oregon och dess svenska befolkning: med en färglagd karta öfver Oregon, 98 porträtt and 55 endra illustrationer. 

This book is by Ernst Teofil Skarstedt and is the final book in the series of Swedes along the coast of the Pacific Ocean.  Included is a biographical section.  The book is available in book form at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City with the call number 979.5 F2s- FHL US/CAN Book.  It is also available at the Family History Library and its centers on microfilm with the call number  US/CAN Film # 1321467 Item 6.  It may be available at public libraries and is available for purchase at http://www.swedishrootsinoregon.org/Publications/Biographies.htm