Swedish American: Alaska History

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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