Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota
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Researching Sweden and Swedish America

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Spring Meeting
Saturday, May 20
Spring Meeting  (Meetings)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Colonial Church, 6200 Colonial Way, Edina, MN
Byron Nordstrom, professor emeritus Gustavus Adolphus College, will speak on “The Great Transformation:  Sweden Becomes Modern.”  The changes in Sweden that moved the country from rural, agrarian, monarchistic to urban, industrial, democratic.  
 
Born and raised in Minneapolis, Byron taught at Gustavus for 36 years, was the editor of Swedish-American Historical Quarterly for 20 years, and is  currently president of the Society for Advancement of Scandinavian Study,  He has authored A Dictionary of Scandinavian History, Scandinavia Since 1500,  A History of Sweden, The Culture and Customs of Sweden, and numerous articles on Swedish immigration.
 
Research and translation help available after the meeting.
 
A $5 meeting donation much appreciated.