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Carl Wilhelm Olson, 1905-1996

RG5230.AM:  Carl Wilhelm Olson, 1905-1996

Papers:  1988
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Businessman
Size:  2 items


This collection consists of a transcription of an interview with Carl W. Olson. It was conducted in March of 1988 by Lennart Setterdahl for the American Friends of the Emigrant Institute of Sweden, Inc. Also included is the program from the banquet at which Olson received a Nebraska Swedish Heritage Award, April 13, 1988. The interview provides information about Mr. Olson, the Olson Family, the growth of the Olson Construction Company, the history of Lincoln's built environment, activities of the Swedish people living in Nebraska and many other topics as well.

Note: For additional information about and interviews with people of Swedish descent in Nebraska, see the Norden Club Project [RG2030].



Building -- Nebraska
Building -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Construction industry
Immigrants -- Nebraska
Lincoln (Neb.) -- History
Olson, Carl Wilhelm, 1905-1996
Olson, Charles, 1859-1945
Olson Construction Company (Lincoln, Neb.)
Olson family
Setterdahl, Lennart
Swedish Americans -- Nebraska
Swedish Cultural Committee (Neb.)


KFK   12-19-2000
11-03-2009   Revised TMM/tmm
03-02-2015   Revised TMM/tmm


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