Up in the Rocky Mountains: Writing the Swedish Immigrant Experience

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Before the turn of the twentieth century, many Swedish men emigrated to the American Rockies as itinerant laborers, drawn by the region's developing industries. Single Swedish women ventured west, too, and whole families migrated, settling into farm communities. By 1920, one-fifth of all Swedish immigrants were living in the West. In Up in the Rocky Mountains, Jennifer Eastman Attebery offers a new perspective on Swedish immigrants' experiences in Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico from 1880 to ...

Up in the Rocky Mountains: Writing the Swedish Immigrant Experience 2007, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816647682

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Up in the Rocky Mountains: Writing the Swedish Immigrant Experience 2007, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816647675

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