Articles and Resources
- Scottish Texans +
-Scots came to Texas as individuals and very small groups of families, not as colonists. Their notable activities and few settlement patterns showed them in the light of rigorous uniqueness rather than the clan-forming reputation known in Europe. Read more...
- Swedish Texans +
-Most immigrants coming from Sweden to Texas arrived in a 60-year period, from 1848 to about 1910. The first group of Swedes was recruited by Swen Magnus Swenson, who had come to Texas in 1838 and profited from a plantation in Ft. Bend County. Read more...
- Swiss Texans +
-The Swiss are only a small cultural representation in Texas, but, as the ethnic-studies cliche goes, they made a contribution far greater than their actual numbers. Generally, the Swiss had little reason for leaving their homeland or coming to Texas. Additional Links: