Show: Along the Blackstone

Episode: Along the Blackstone - Swedish Experience in the Valley.mpg

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Episode Description:

The story of America is the story of the immigrants who find their way here, the question often is why? Why travel all that distance endure countless hardships just to come to America? The answer is simple – WORK! The chance to make a better life for one’s self and family. It’s the American Story. Join us as Along the Blackstone Episode #38 helps us understand the Swedish Experience in America as seen in Quinsigamond Village in Worcester, heart of the Washburn & Moen Wire Mill and Rumford, RI and the Rumford Chemical Company. Professor’s Charles Estus (now retired) and John McClymer from Assumption College will set the stage for our discussion and Herb Berg, Gladys Landquist, Carl Carlsson, Ron Borjeson, Eric Salomonsson, John Agren and Edna Anness share their stories of growing up Swedish in the Blackstone Valley.

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Total SD Episode Video Runtime (hh:mm:ss): 00:30:03

File Size of SD Episode Video: 967,819,268 Bytes

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Date SD Episode Video Uploaded: Friday, August 6, 2010 - 14:46

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