Swedish American: Iowa History

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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. 

http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gwgustaf/library/Sett/sbok_toc.htm

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.