Color image of the August 30, 1905 issue of the Svenska Folkets Tidning, with an article detailing the history of the paper since 1881 on the front page.

Svenska Folkets Tidning

The August 30, 1905 issue of the Svenska Folkets Tidning, with an article detailing the history of the paper since 1881 on the front page.

Svenska Folkets Tidning

Svenska Folkets Tidning was a successful Minneapolis-based newspaper in publication from 1881 to 1927. It provided Swedish Americans with news from around the world but especially from Sweden, the greater United States, and Minnesota, all in the Swedish language.

Color postcard of the Svenska Amerikanska Posten building, ca. 1935.

Svenska Amerikanska Posten building

Postcard of the Svenska Amerikanska Posten building, ca. 1935.

Black and white photograph of Swan Turnblad, longtime manager and publisher of Svenska Amerikanska Posten ca. 1890s.

Swan Turnblad

Swan Turnblad, longtime manager and publisher of Svenska Amerikanska Posten, ca. 1890s.

A color page of Svenska Amerikanska Posten from the “Sångarfäst=Nummer” edition from July 21, 1903.

Svenska Amerikanska Posten front page

A color page of Svenska Amerikanska Posten from the “Sångarfäst=Nummer” edition (July 21, 1903).

Svenska Amerikanska Posten

Published in Minneapolis between 1885 and 1940, Svenska Amerikanska Posten (the Swedish American Post) was one of the largest and most popular Swedish-language newspapers in the United States. It catered to an urban, secular segment of the Swedish American community.

Drawn portrait of Pierre Parrant, ca. 1840.

Pierre Parrant

The only known image of Pierre Parrant, Phelan’s neighbor and first known European to reside in the future St. Paul, ca. 1840.

Black and white photopgrah of people loading horse and possessions of homesteaders into Great Northern Railway boxcar, date unknown.

Loading horse and possessions of homesteaders

Loading horse and possessions of homesteaders into Great Northern Railway boxcar, date unknown.

Color image of the Swedish-language headstone of Swan Swanson in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

Swedish-language headstone of Swan Swanson

Swedish-language headstone of Swan Swanson in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

Color image of a German-language headstone in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

German-language headstone in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery

German-language headstone in Pioneers and Soldiers Memorial Cemetery in Minneapolis, 2016. Photographed by Paul Nelson.

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