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Sat May 2, 2009

Hallstrom House holds thousands of documents, many written in Swedish

An interview with an archivist

Pioneer businessman Axel Hallstrom left a voluminous written record of his life, including a meticulous day book. Archivist Marian Newbold and a team of Swedish-speaking

The home is owned and mantained by the Indian River County Historical Society.
Credit Janie Gould

translators have been studying the papers, some of which were found in coat pockets and dresser drawers.