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Two articles by James S. Hamre: John O. Even: Teacher Theologican, Biographer and George Sverdup's "Errand into the wilderness:" Building the "free and living" congregation. Also includes letter from the Concordia Historical Institute.

148 hand-colored images of Norway, ca. 1906, by Swedish-American Harling.Digital collection available here.

Memory book written by Norwegian-born Ragnhild Amble for her three sons, Finn, Peer, and Tor and their families. Ragnhild grew up on a big farm in Valdres and writes about the land, the farm, her upbringing an family, and about the war and…

Finback og Fla cartoon from Hjemmets Forlag. Includes wooden placque of women from Gjovik in her bunad.

"Farmer, World War II Radar Officer, Aerospace Engineer, Family Man. This is the first installment of the oral history of Staney Clifford Henjum I. This record traces Mr. Henjum's remarkable life story, from the beginnings as a farmboy in rural…

Kjorstad Family History (prepared for family reunion, August 9-10, 1997). Family of John Bryn Kjorstad (1872-1942) and Rena Skinde Kjorstad (1885-1968) and ninechildren. They farmed near Williston, North Dakota

Fifty Years on Seven Seas: A Life On Board “The Ship”. Son of Sandefjord, Master Mariner, My Father Ivar Carlsen (2015, 60 page transcription, oral history conducted and edited by son, Carl Carlsen). Note from Carl Carlsen: “My father wasborn in…

Biography of Dr. Kent S. Knutson (1924-1973) by Bishop Gerhard Knutson. Former president of Wartburg Theological Seminary, Dubuque, Iowa, and president of American Lutheran Church.

Includes: photocopies of the Christian Woldfarm house (Eagle Lake, Minnesota); family letter from Lillestrøm, Norway telling of the hardships endured under German occupation (photocopied, posted post-WW II, Feb. 27, 1946); photograph of workers…

Reminiscences by Pastor Martin Pedersen Ruh (1841-1923). Forty-nine pages, typescript. Translated by Brit Weisz, September 1974; . Chapters include: Memories ofE idsvold and Dean H.P. Krag (pgs. 1-4); My Last Christmas in Eidsvold, Norway, 1854 (pgs.…
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