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Emilie Makes an Elegant Escape to the Northwest

The summer of 1907 was exceedingly hot. The thermometer on Court Street in Boston registered 98.5, Portsmouth reported 95, and New Haven reached 100. Record humidity brought the heat index to 125 degrees in many places. 1,009 more words

Emilie Loring

A Little Swedish Utopia on the Illinois Prairie

The warm yeasty smell of Swedish rye bread fills the bakery where Tom Campbell and his crew are baking bread, Swedish Tea Rings and rhubarb pies. 999 more words


Butter Cookies:  A Century Old Recipe from a Century Old Farm

Homesteader and Swedish Immigrant Great-Grandpa Ole Larson and his family. Standing in front of the big house. 

The farm that I was born on in Swede Grove Township, Minnesota, has been a “Century Farm” for many years.  699 more words