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  • Subject is exactly "Minnesota"

Wefald was a Norwegian-born lumberman, poet, congressman, and Minnesota railroad and warehouse commissioner. Includes:Two addresses, 1925 and 1933 "Wefald Family in America," by Nana Wefald Wilson "Family History of Knut Stork Wefald and His Wife…

Organized by Joan Styve for online documents. Includes: Photocopies of photographs of Isabel Styve and W.C. Lembke and family from the collections of Isabel and W.C. Lembke, Pernilla Lembke, and Lucille Brandt Lembke Recollections of "house car"…

AbstractReminiscences, 1960. "Pioneer Incidents as Told by My Mother," Hegbert Township, Swift County, Minnesota; and seven family letters (1885-1916) translated by Conrad Byre.ContentsArticle. Note: Nearly all the people mentioned in the letters are…

AbstractA 20-page offprint of "Vinlandsferdene," a lecture presented to Det norske geografiske selskab in 1936 and then published in "Norsk geografisk tidsskrift". A clipping reporting a similar lecture held in Minneapolis and Northfield is…

Papers of a Norwegian-born physician who established a clinic and sanitarium in Minneapolis. File includes newspaper clippings from 1923 to 1939, and two pamphlets, "The New Science of Curing Diseases" and "Twentieth Century Practice of Medicine."

Memoirs of a Lutheran minister's wife, Bolette Stud Bergh (Mrs. Johannes E. Bergh), who lived at Sacred Heart, Minnesota from 1872-1905.

Papers of an artist born in Valdres who worked in Decorah, Portland, and Minneapolis. Two catalogs (about 1905 and 1926) include reproductions of portraits, landscapes, and altar pieces. Berger painted many portraits of church, academic, and…

Letters to a Norwegian-born farmer at Sunburgh, Minnesota. Correspondents include Thorstein Berg, Johannes Halvorson, Bjug A. Harstad, T. T. Kopseng, T. P. Satner, and Johannes Tingelstad. All in Norwegian.

Finding aid to the Ole E. Rølvaag papers, circa 1879-circa 1985
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…

Biografi av Hans Helliksen Ramberg (1817-1890) og hans familie is an anecdotal account of the family's migrations from Norway to Wisconsin, Minnesota, Kansas, and back to Wisconsin during years 1855 to 1864.
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