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Swedish Settlements in Iowa
A booklet by O.M. Nelson about the Swedish settlements in Iowa, their founding, development and some of their noted men and women.
Swedes in Sioux City
Gustaf N. Swan published a very detailed book in 1912 about the pioneering Swedes of Sioux City. It is written in Swedish and called "Svenskarna i Sioux City: några blad ur deras historia". A digitized version of this book is available on line from the open collection program of the Harvard University Library (category -- Immigration to the United States 1789-1930) at: http://pds.lib.harvard.edu/pds/view/4178023
Swedes in Sioux City and Vicinity
Written in 1938 by O.M. Nelson for the large Swedish-American population of Sioux City, Iowa. An index of this book is availabe at www.genealogi.se/roots/sioux.htm.
Swedes in Des Moines
This book has been indexed and the index is available from Swedish Roots ( http://www.genealogi.se/roots/ ). The index also is printed in the wiki under Iowa Swedish Biographies.
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