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Agriculture and Farm Life in Sweden and Swedish America

This guide is for anyone looking to conduct research on Swedish and Swedish American agricultural practices using Swenson Center resources.


Here are some book titles to get you started. This is not an exhaustive list!


Death of the dream: farmhouses in the heartland.

Gabler, William G., 1997.


A Small treasury of Swedish food.

            The Swedish Dairies' Association; The Swedish Farmers' Meat Marketing Association, 197-?


Cooperative commonwealth: co-ops in rural Minnesota, 1859-1939.

            Keillor, Steven J., 2000.


Summer boy: farm life during the 1920's

            Bergquist, J. Gordon, 1974.


Four farms: life in Lake Andrew Township, 1864-1964

            Sowinski, Carolyn Mankell, 2019.


Lantbruket under historisk tid med särskild hänsyn till bondetraditionen. [Agriculture during historical times with special regard to the farming tradition].

Erixon, S., 1956.


Corn-harvesting machinery.

Zintheo, C. J., 1907.