Turnblad Mansion: In 1903 Swan J. Turnblad, a Swedish-American newspaper publisher, commissioned a 30 room mansion in Park Avenue, Minneapolis. After Turnblad's wife died in 1929, he and his daughter moved across the street and turned their former home into a museum creating the American Swedish Institute, which was housed in his former residence, as a place to preserve Swedish customs and culture.
"Marta Toren (1926 – 1957) was a Swedish-American stage and film actress of the 1940’s and 1950’s with mesmerizing eyes. In her tragically short career, she spent more time in Hollywood and Italy than in her native country."
Travel Booklet published in 1959 by the Swedish Tourist Traffic Association in collaboration with Scandinavian Airlines System - Swedish American Line & Swedish State Railways. via what makes the pie shops tick?
Affordable favorites from the Swedish brand, chosen by Fragrantica editors around the world! Oriflame is one of the world's best-selling beauty brands. Founded in Sweden in 1967 and originally distributed exclusively by direct sales consultants, not unlike the American brand Avon, Oriflame successfuly marketed its innovative Swedish beauty style across Europe, into Asia, down to Africa and across the pond to Latin America. Today, Or
Genealogy | Augustana College. Named one of best undiscovered websites by Family Tree Magazine in 2005. Find lists of Swedish American churches, immigration, etc, etc. Can subscribe to this site and use their research service.