Swedes of Greater Worcester Revisited

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Industrial expansion in New England gave impetus to large-scale Swedish immigration by the last quarter of the nineteenth century. Swedish American communities were established in many areas, including Worcester County in Massachusetts and adjacent northern Windham County in Connecticut. Swedes of Greater Worcester Revisited, a companion to Swedes of Greater Worcester (2002), expands upon the story of the region's Swedish American population. Vintage images capture the immigration experience, family and organizational life, and religious aspects of the community.
ISBN: 9780738537566
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Massachusetts
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Authors Eric J. Salomonsson, William O. Hultgren, and Philip C. Becker are active members of the local Swedish American community. Salomonsson is president of the Swedish National Federation, a board member of the Swedish Cemetery Corporation, and past chairman of Nordic Lodge No. 611 of the Vasa Order of America. Hultgren is a founding member of Nordic Heritage Trust and a member of Nordic Lodge No. 611 and the Swedish National Federation. Becker is past chairman of Nordic Lodge No. 611 and the Massachusetts District No. 2 Historian of the Vasa Order.
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