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  • Subject is exactly "Immigration & society"

This 37-page pamphlet covers the story of Christian Nilson Flagum who was born on Fretland in Sogndal on January 17, 1859 and died in December 13, 1927 in his home near Lake Mills, Iowa. Christian emigrated with his parents and two brothers in 1867.…

Includes booklet “A four generation of Strommen history: How god transformed a Norwegian family” by Merton Peter Stommen.” CD with interview.

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Correspondence; notebooks; manuscripts of novels, articles, book reviews, lectures and poems; clippings, scrapbooks, essays; and general commentary on Rølvaag as author, educator, and cultural leader. Correspondence: Rølvaag carried on a voluminous…

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.

"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,…

"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.

"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…

Norsk Turkey River Settlement contains family stories of immigrants from Hallingdal and Numedal who settled in northeastern Iowa. Extensive genealogical charts accompany the history. Includes a translation to English of Gunder Gregerson's…

Dahlby family portrait, Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, 1911
An emigration document and letters (mainly from Kvikne, Tynset, Hedmark, 1883-1890) to Mrs. Dahlby, a Norwegian-born farmer's wife at Mount Horeb, Wisconsin.Correspondence includes 1918 letter from the Rev. Henrik Voldal from Torquay, Sask.
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