Swedish immigrant community in transition
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Swedish immigrant community in transition essays in honor of Dr. Conrad Bergendoff by Augustana Historical Society.

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Published by Augustana Historical Society in Rock Island, Ill .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by J. Iverne Dowie and Ernest M. Espelie.
SeriesPublication - Augustana Historical Society ; no.20
ContributionsBergendoff, Conrad John Immanuel, 1895-., Dowie, James Iverne, 1911-., Espelie, Ernest M.
LC ClassificationsE184.S23 A8
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 246 p. :
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16302272M

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