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O Pioneers! Swedes on the American Frontier and Swedes in the Twin Cities

April 26-28, 1996
Augustana College and Bishop Hill, Illinois

Kathleen Neils Conzen
University of Chicago
Keynote Address and 1996 O. Fritiof Ander Lecture in Immigration History
Pioneering as an Immigrant Process in the Nineteenth Century American West 

Hans Norman
Uppsala University
From Nerike to Wisconsin. Emigration of Baptists, their Settlements and Congregations from 1868 to the 1920s

Kevin Proescholdt
Minneapolis
Iowa's First Two Swedish Settlements: New Sweden and Swede Point

Ann Legreid
Central Missouri State University
Plats, Deeds, and Odd-Numbered Sections: A case Study of Community Building Along the Burlington West

Larry E. Scott
Augustana College
Swedish-American Culture in Texas

Roger McKnight
Gustavus Adolphus College
Vilhelm Moberg and the Minnesota Frontier

Jennifer Eastman Attebery
Idaho State University
Being Swedish-American in the Intermountain West: The Experiences of Immigrants to Idaho

Philip Anderson
North Park College and Theological Seminary
Religious Diversity on the Swedish Frontier in Kansas

Nils William Olsson
Swedish American Genealogist
Registered Swedish Voters in Chicago, 1888

Vicky Oliver
Swenson Center
Swedish Settlements in Western Illinois

Carolyn R. Anderson
Minnesota Historical Society
Bishop Hill: Mysteries, Myths and Meanings

Generous financial support was provided by: Mrs. Lyal Swenson, Rock Island, Illinois, American Scandinavian Association at Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, Augustana Historical Society, Rock Island, Illinois and Swedish Council of America,
Minneapolis, Minnesota