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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…

Correspondence of a Norwegian-born Dane County, Wisconsin, farmer. The letters (1876-1884) were written from Winona, Minnesota; East Grand Forks, Minnesota; Canton, South Dakota; and Auburndale, Wisconsin.Contents:Correspondence Vaccination…

Correspondence and articles of a Norwegian-born (Stavanger, emigrated 1883) farmer and mason, Platte, South Dakota, which discuss local church life, the snowstorm of 1888, the depression in the 1890s, and World War I. References are made to Sven…
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