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Name Swedes in Nebraska

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Image of RG0733.AM - RG0733 Bjorkman family

RG0733.AM - RG0733 Bjorkman family

The collection consists of a family reminiscence typescript written by Helen Bjorkman Kincaide in 1948. The reminiscence discusses her parents, Richard and Theolene Bjorkman. The Bjorkmans were Swedish immigrants and Lincoln, Nebraska, residents from the 1880s-1940s.

Image of RG0746.AM - RG0746 Borg, John Alfred, 1854-1922

RG0746.AM - RG0746 Borg, John Alfred, 1854-1922

The collection consists of three diaries kept by John Alfred Borg in Dixon County, Nebraska, from 1888-1892 and 1896-1899. Borg primarily writes about farming in Dixon County, along with family happenings, such as building a house in 1889 and landscaping the yard. He also wrote about economic conditions. The diaries are written in Swedish, but a typed translation entitled, "John Alfred Borg: Diary of a Swedish Immigrant, 1888-1899" is included.