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  • Subject is exactly "Autobiography"

"The Life of Otto Adelsten Øfjord: An Autobiography" by Otto Øjord. Otto was immmigrated to the United States from Bergen in 1947. 

"Days of Our Lives; Personal Narrative of Experiences as a Youth in Norway, A Sailor on a Windjammer, A Country Preacher, and College President and Administrator." Born at Horton, Norway, Firing planned to enter the Royal Naval Academy and joined the…

An account by a Norwegian Augustana Synod clergyman who emigrated from Sandvigen, Bergen, in 1875. After ordination in 1883, he served various Midwest parishes. Translation is by P. D. Reinertsen, a son.

The file includes a letter, July 30, 1901,…

Books "Fra Indanernes lande og andre steder i Wisconsin" and "Folkesagn og folketro" by Helgeson and a copy of his poem "Paa Min 85de Fodselsdag," a long autobiographical poem by a pioneer teacher and writer who emigrated from Tinn, Telemark, Norway,…

De harde aar i Vesten; Arne Alfarnes beretter fra sin tid i U.S.A. (47 pages), the recollections of an emigrant who came to the United States in 1909. After a few years of wandering in the West, he returned to his home in Norway. The material was…

An account covering ancestry and childhood in Vest-Agder, Norway, emigration to Wisconsin in 1867, and subsequent events in the life of a farmer and business man who lived in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and North Dakota. Appended notes are dated March 30,…

Autobiography of a Norwegian-born retired school superintendent, for a time superintendent of Ebenezer Home in Minneapolis (1946-1962). Includes descriptions of his childhood and youth in Norway, his emigration to the United States in 1913, his…
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