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Author Vassberg, David E. (David Erland), 1936-

Title Stockholm on the Rio Grande : a Swedish farming colony on the mesquite frontier of southernmost Texas (1912-1985) / David E. Vassberg.

Published Lanham, MD : University Press of America, 2003.

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 UniM Bail  976.4492 VASS    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 258 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page) and index.
Summary Stockholm, Texas, was an early twentieth century Swedish colony in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. The topic provides a fascinating micro-history of culture contacts, acculturation, and economic development in a frontier setting. The story of Stockholm, Texas, is a case history of the impact on a small rural community of the mechanization and commercialization of American agriculture.
Subject Swedish Americans -- Texas -- Stockholm Region -- History -- 20th century.
Swedish Americans -- Cultural assimilation -- Texas -- Stockholm Region.
Immigrants -- Texas -- Stockholm Region -- History -- 20th century.
Farmers -- Texas -- Stockholm Region -- History -- 20th century.
Agricultural colonies -- Texas -- Stockholm Region -- History -- 20th century.
Agriculture -- Texas -- Stockholm Region -- History -- 20th century.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas -- Stockholm Region.
Stockholm Region (Tex.) -- History -- 20th century.
Stockholm Region (Tex.) -- Ethnic relations.
ISBN 0761825355 (alk. paper)