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.

Black and white photograph of Indochinese refugees arriving in Iowa, 1979.

Indochinese refugees arriving in Iowa

“A Warm Iowa Welcome for Boat People.” Des Moines Register, April 30, 1979.

Black and white photograph of Hmong Families, Frogtown, 1994. Photograph by Wing Young Huie.

Hmong Families, Frogtown, St. Paul

Hmong Families, Frogtown, 1994. Photograph by Wing Young Huie.

Black and white photograph of Hmong women in traditional costume, Frogtown, 1993. Photograph by Wing Young Huie.

Hmong girls in traditional costume

Hmong girls in traditional costume, Frogtown, 1993. Photograph by Wing Young Huie.

Black and white photograph of a man Playing the Kheng, Frogtown, 1994. Photograph by Wing Young Huie.

Man Playing the Kheng

Man Playing the Kheng, Frogtown, 1994. Photograph by Wing Young Huie.

Black and white photograph of a Hmong Celebration, Frogtown, 1993. Photograph by Wing Young Huie.

Hmong Celebration, Frogtown, St. Paul

Hmong Celebration, Frogtown, 1993. Photograph by Wing Young Huie.

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