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Exhibits

Rotating exhibits which highlight the collections of the Swenson Center are featured in our Reading Room in Denkmann Hall on Augustana College's campus in Rock Island, IL. You are welcome to visit the Center to view the current exhibit during our normal business hours, Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:30pm.

"Virtual Exhibits" can be viewed in photo albums on our Facebook page. Some past exhibits that can be viewed as Virtual Exhibits include:

  • Swedes and the Civil War in America
  • The Lost Art of Letter Writing
  • Crossing the Atlantic: The Ships and Trips of Swedish Immigrants
  • Student Life at Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey: A Swedish-American College Story
  • Early Education for Swedish Immigrant Children

Additional past exhibits can be viewed via the links to the left. 

Exhibit case
Exhibit case in the Swenson Center reading room