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Swedish Seattle (Images of America: Washington)

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Swedish immigrants began arriving in Seattle in the 1880s, and by 1900 had formed a thriving community of churches, businesses, social clubs, labor organizations, choruses, and dance groups, as well as a Swedish-language press. Their civic accomplishments are exemplified by well-known Seattle institutions founded by Swedish immigrants, including a national department store ...more
Paperback, 127 pages
Published October 10th 2007 by Arcadia Publishing (SC)
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Growing up in Seattle and being 1/4 Swedish, this was a fun book. Puget Sound is quite similar to many coastal areas in Scandinavia, so it is no wonder many Swedes moved there.
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