The Bethany Artist & the Bethany Scientist: Lydia & Emil
"First Swedish Agricultural Company" Lindsborg Founders, 1868
Swedish Pastor Olof Olsson Immigrating to Lindsborg 1869, June 27th Arrival
Church and Lindsborg Founder Pastor Olsson, 1869 - 1876
"He Gave God Glory" The Story of Olof Olsson, 1841 - 1900
Their "Bethany Lutheran Church" 1869
Their "Augustana Lutheran Synod," 1860 - 1962
The Augustana Heritage Association, 2000 - 2016
Their "Augustana Women's Missionary Society," 1892
Their "Bethany Lutheran Home" Since 1907
Their Lindsborg's "First" Swedish Smoky Valley Community Chronicle 1909 and Their "Second" 1919
"Pioneer Swedish-American Culture in Central Kansas," 1965
"The Smoky Valley in The After Years," 1969
Their 1920s Coronado Heights Photographs and their Smoky Valley Historical Association (SVHA)
Their 1936 1873 Swedish Homestead, "The Old Deere Farm," The Peter J. Larson Farm, etc.
Their 1873 Swede House
A Smoky Valley Swedish Virtual Memorial - "Dedicated to the Memory of the Smoky Valley Swedish Settlements"
Recognizing & Thanking
- Claude Koehn -- The Before and After
Their 1940 Deere Home
Emil's and Nina's 1961 Thunderbird
1943, After Lydia--The Building of the Lindsborg Hospital
Their Bethany College Handel's "Messiah" Performances, 1882 on...
"Messiah" Performers, Venues & Audiences, Press and Broadcasts
Their Bethany College 1899 Swedish Artists' Midwest Art Exhibition
Their Bethany College 1902 "Terrible Swedes," Coach Bennie Owen, Their 1903 "Rockar Stockar"
Their Bethany College 1904 St. Louis World's Fair Swedish Pavilion
Their Bethany College Anniversary Celebrations: 15, 20, 25, 100 years
Their Celebrating 15 Years of Bethany College, 1881-1896. The First Bethany Annual, 1895-96
Their Celebrating 20 Years of Bethany College, 1881-1901. The "Forget-Me-Not," 1902
The King of Sweden's Emissary, 1901
Yale University's Bethany Club
Their Celebrating 25 Years of Bethany College, 1881-1906, "Souvenir of Lindsborg and Bethany College"
Their Celebrating 100 Years of Bethany College, 1881-1981, "The Centennial of Bethany College"
Their "I WAS THERE" Coin ~ Bethany College Celebration, 1902
Their Bethany College's 1937 Introduction to New Sweden, founded in 1638
Deere's Introduction to New Sweden
Their friend, Emory Lindquist, and his 1975 "Bethany in Kansas, the history of a college"
Their friend, Emory Lindquist, and his 1953, "Smoky Valley People, A History of Lindsborg, Kansas"
Their friend, Leon Lungstrom, and his 1990 "History of Natural Science and Mathematics at Bethany College, Lindsborg, Kansas"
Swedish Immigration Story, 1854
"The Story of the Old Spoon" by Ingrid Anderson Sohlberg & Daughter Lydia Sohlberg Deere, 1937
Who They Left Behind
From Sweden with Love Collections
The Swedish Sohlberg Kosta Portraits, 1867
The Swedish Sohlberg Kosta Glass
The Swedish Sohlberg Letters
The Swedish Sohlberg Royal Gold Thread Embroidery Sampler (c1890s)
The Swedish Sohlberg Post Cards (c1890s)
The Swedish Sohlberg Magazines, (c1940s)
The Swedish Sohlberg Books, 1819/1886 to 1899
The Swedish Sohlberg Albums, late 19th early 20th centuries
The Swedish Deere Coins -- 1801-1929
Lydia Sohlberg Deere's 1927 "Lindsborg Swedish Club's" Handwork
Lydia's Signatured Black Book of Her Handwritten Sewing Instructions
Nina Sohlberg's Child's Sewing "Little Dots" PICTURE BOOK
The Lindsborg Swedish Club's "Allers Monster-Tidnings" magazine, 1940
Artist Lydia Sohlberg Deere
Lydia's Lindsborg Photography, 1900-1925
The Smoky River
The Smoky Hill Bluffs
Coronado Heights -- One Winter's Day
In and Around Lindsborg
Sohlberg House with Parents
Our Sohlberg Home and Neighbor Alma Luise Olson
Sohlberg House with Emil 1916 to 1920
Lydia's Travels with Deere 1916 - 1930s
Lydia's California Photographs for Painting
Lydia's Palm Springs Pictorial Magazine, 1938-1939
Lydia's California Pressed Wild Flowers, c1930
"LYDIA'S WORLD" Photography Exhibitions in Lindsborg, 2005 - 2011
Lydia's Art, 1919-1938
Lydia's Art: The Kansas Collection
Lydia's Art: The Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico Collection
Lydia's Art: The California Collection
Lydia's Art Professor Sven Birger Sandzén, 1871-1954
Lydia's Assignments for Professor Sandzén
Students of Sandzén 2019 Exhibition
Bethany Home ~ Celebrating Artist Birger Sandzén through His Students' Paintings
Lydia's Art Professor Birger Sandzén's "Art Exhibitions" ... 1893-1940
Lydia's Art Professor Sandzén's Exhibition at the Babcock Gallery in New York, 1922
Lydia's Sandzén's Body of Work Reviewed by N.Y.C, 1984 "American Impressionism," author William H. Gerdts
Lydia's and Sandzén's Swedish Artist Friend Charles Edward Hallberg, 1855-1940
Lydia's and Sandzén's Swedish Artist Friend Oscar Brousse Jacobson, 1882-1966
Lydia’s Sohlberg Family Connection to Sandzén, 1880-1894-1993
Scientist Emil O. Deere
Deere's & Lydia's Bethany -- Lydia's Photography, 1906-1925
Bethany College "Campus from Above"
Bethany College "The Gateway" 1917 and "Bethany Campus Association" 1912
Bethany College "College Street," today's "North First Street"
Bethany College "Campus Life"
"Bethany College's Earliest Buildings"
Bethany College "Ladies Dormitory" / "Lane Hart Hall" 1883 - 1899 - 1983
Bethany College "Old Main" 1887-1968
Lydia's and Emil's Old Main Apartments, 1920 to 1940
Deere's Bethany College Classes in Old Main
Bethany College "Messiah Auditorium" / "Ling Auditorium" / "Ling Gymnasium" 1895 - 1946
Bethany College "Swedish Pavilion" 1904
Bethany College "Carnegie Library" / "Bethany Library" 1908 - 1980
Bethany College "Bethany Academy" 1882 -- Swensson's Bethany's Beginnings
Deere's 1959 Interview on Rev. Dr. Carl A. Swensson (On YouTube)
Rev. Dr. Carl Aaron Swensson, 1857-1904
Swensson's "Bethany Lutheran Church" and the "Augustana Lutheran Synod"
Swensson's Bethany's Beginnings: "The Bethany Academy of 1882"
Swensson's Musicians' and Singers' "Messiah", 1882 on ...
Thure Olof Jaderborg
Swensson's Swedish Artists of the 1890s
Swensson's "Bethany College Museum," 1882 - 1966
In Memorium**Dr. Carl Aaron Swensson, 1904
Deere's Rev. Dr. Ernst F. Pihlblad, 1873-1943
In Memoriam**Dr. Ernst F. Pihlblad, 1943
Rev. Dr. Pihlblad on Bethany College, 1904 - 1941
Deere's Swensson's "Bethany College Museum" 1882 - 1966
Bethany College Museum Collections' New Location,1966
Articles on the Bethany College Museum Collections Move of 1966
Deere's Bethany College Field Trips -- Lydia's Photography, 1906-1925
Deere's Swensson's Bethany College Museum Collections
Cliff Dwellers' Pottery Collection
Fossils Collection, "The Find"
Deere's Dr. Leon Lungstrom on the "Bethany College Museum"
Deere's Dr. Leon Lungstrom on "Three Pioneer Scientists of Swedish Descent"
Deere's Smithsonian Institution's Souvenir, 1904
Deere's 1940 Presidential Address to the Kansas Academy of Science
Deere's 1955 Letter to President Eisenhower re Tuttle Creek
Deere's Service, 1901-1966
Deere's Education & Degrees
"The Other Swedes"
Smoky Valley Writers on "The Other Swedes" ~ Recognizing and Honoring Them and Their Works
Mr. Bror Carlsson and Mr. Alf Brorson from Sweden ~ Chronicling Founder Pastor Olof Olsson's missionary journey to Lindsborg from Värmland, Sweden
Rev. Dr. Carl Aaron Swensson ~ An author of countless Swedish & English publications, newspapers, articles and books ...
Rev. Dr. Alfred Bergin ~ Compiling foundational Swedish Smoky Valley Augustana Lutheran settlements' histories and more
Dr. Emory Lindquist ~ Chronicling Swedish Augustana Lutheran Lindsborg and Bethany College
Mrs. Elizabeth Jaderborg [Selma Lind] ~ Chronicling the Lindsborg of her day, its early histories, and more
Dr. Leon Lungstrom ~ Chronicling college professors and providing the "only known written" account on the Bethany College Museum
Ms. Karen A. Humphrey ~ Chronicling highlights of Swedish Augustana Lutheran Lindsborg and Bethany College society and culture in the earliest years
Mr. A. John Pearson & Mr. Kenneth Sjogren ~ Chronicling the Bethany College Presidents
Mr. Bill Carlson ~ Chronicling Lindsborg's earliest and later histories with a personal connection
Mr. Chris Abercrombie ~ Remembering him as the "historian," the SVHA president and his body of work
Mr. Thomas N. Holmquist ~ Chronicling key Swedish Augustana Lutheran Smoky Valley settlements other than Lindsborg
King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden in Lindsborg and at Bethany College, 1976
Mr. Bill Carlson's Lindsborg's Bethany Home & the Swedish King's Visit
Bethany College Swedish Knights and Honored Ladies, 1901-2014
Travelers and Missionaries ~ New Section
Mrs. Alma Christina Lind Swensson ~ Remembering her as Mrs. Rev. Dr. Swensson, the First Lady of Lindsborg
Miss Alma Luise Olson ~ Remembering her as Sweden remembers her as "First Honored American Woman by Sweden," and more
Swedish Artist Birger Sandzén ~ Remembering him for "sharing his art with the world," starting first at Lindsborg's Bethany College
continuing " The Other Swedes " The Lindsborg Swedes
Dr. Arvin W. Hahn ~ Remembering him for saving Bethany College from going under! --1967-1983
Dr. Arvin W. Hahn (1923-2017) ~ Remembering him handing me my Bethany College Diploma on Sunday, May 26,1968
Dr. Elmer Copley ~ ~ Celebrating Bethany College's Oratorio Society Conductor,
Dr. Elmer Copley ~ Remembering him as "the 'Messiah' conductor" ... for the King of Sweden, ...1976
Dr. Elmer Copley ~ Remembering him as "the 'Messiah' conductor" especially for the ... Easter 'Centennial' Performance of 1981
Ms. Rebecca Copley ~ Celebrating her as Bethany's “first” graduate to become an International Opera Singer
Mr. Bruce Karstadt ~ Celebrating him as "first" Bethany College to head a national Swedish American institution,
Dr. Greta Swenson & Mr. and Mrs. Mark Esping ~ Recognizing their Lindsborg "Swedish-American Folklife Institute of Central Kansas," 1986
Recognizing their Folklife Institute's "Swedish-American Heritage Center," 1996
Dr. William Holwerda ( MD) ~ Remembering him and his "Svensk Hyllningsfest" begun in 1941
Mrs. Elizabeth Jaderborg ~ Remembering her as the founder of the "Lindsborg Swedish Folk Dancers"
Mr. & Mrs. Hilding Jaderborg ~ Remembering them and their “Swedish Crafts Shop” – 65 years and 50 trips to Sweden
The Swedish Lindsborg Builders ~ Where "The Other Swedes" lived
For Smoky Valley Websites of History CONTACTS
For Lindsborg CONTACT Today
For Bethany College CONTACT Today
Navigating SWEDES ~ The "Outline" "Online"
A "Quick" Look Back
NEW 7 22 2020
Mr. Chris Abercrombie's
~ Chronicling Smoky Valley Lindsborg and Bethany College history via YouTube productions
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