This guide is for anyone looking to conduct research about public health and health workers in Sweden and in communities of Swedish immigrants in the United States.
The Swenson Center is located at Augustana College and is a national and international research center for the study of Swedish-American history and relations.
Here are some search terms to try in the library catalog or other search areas. Using the asterisk (*) is a wildcard option, that will return variations on a search term. For example, medic* will bring up medical, medicine, medics, etc.
Note: a search for “Evelyn Hultgren” will display results for the nursing and healthcare related books that were owned by this donor while she was a nursing student at Lutheran Hospital School for Nurses in Moline, Illinois (class of 1931).
Possible research questions: