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In this series of interviews by Odd Lovoll for his books “The Promise of America: History of the Norwegian-American People” and “The Promise Fulfilled: A Portrait of Norwegian Americans Today,” Lovoll interviews Roger Moe. This is only a portion of…

Reports to Norwegian immigrants concerning United States immigration laws, naturalization process, suffrage, legal and property rights, labor laws, agriculture, education, and languages.Includes:Letters, 1925 December 22-1931 June 23 Letters, no.…

Includes:Letters from Christian Batalden Meyer Batalden, 1893-1896 Christian immigrated to the US from Norway in 1871. Meyer was born in Minnesota in 1873. While Meyer attended business school in Wilder, MN in 1893, Christian wrote to him (24…

"About Florence," by Jim Hanson, 2019.

Jim Hanson’s "About Florence" is an extraordinary story, about redemption and abandonment, about lives cut short and lives lived to their fullest, and about the things that are told and the things that were…

"Lee family history: The descendants of Thorvald J. and Mathilda Lee (the history of North Dakota Homesteaders") by H. Minerva Hogstad Norman and Alvin T.M. Lee.

"From Husmann to Farmers: Norwegian Pioneers in Dakota Territory" by Eric C. Johnson follows the story of Peder Johnson and Mari Nielsdatter who were born at Nord-Fron, Gudbrandsdalen. They came to America in 1866-1867 and settled in Wisconsin,…

Finding aid to the Ole E. Rølvaag papers, 1896-2020
Biography/History: Ole Edvart Rølvaag was born in a fishing village on Dønna, Norway, on April 22, 1876. He immigrated to the United States in 1896 and worked as a farmhand in South Dakota from 1896–98. After graduating from Augustana Academy in…

A review of Loken's "From Fjord to Frontier, A History of Norwegians in Canada." Loken, the son of immigrants to Canada from Eidsvoll, Norway, became professor of Educational Administration at Calgary University in 1971.

His book is the first…

Biographical information about a Norwegian-American woman who grew up in the home of her immigrant grandparents, Peter (1848-1936) and Martha Petersen (1854-1951), at Manistee, Michigan. Includes notes, clippings, and photographs.

Finding aid to the John Storseth papers, 1929-1944
Manuscripts of a Norwegian-born farmer, lumberman, and self-taught student of literature and religion: "Old Homes and New" and its Norwegian counterpart, "Fra gammel og ny tid i Norge og Amerika," is an autobiography, depicting the problems of…
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