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Letters and a poem, "Solnedgang," written by an emigrant who had come to Marinette, Wisconsin, in 1901.

Correspondence, autobiography, and a credit record from Klaebo seminarium of a Norwegian-born Lutheran clergyman of St. James (1873-1879) and Windom (1879-1902), Minnesota. The letters, written by Michael Borge, W. J. L. Frich, U. V. Koren, B. J.…

A collection of materials used by a descendent of a "Slooper" family in compiling the book "The Sloopers: Their Ancestry and Posterity," 1961. Rosdail, a teacher from Elmhurst, Illinois, was listed in the Guinness Book of Records for his world…

Clippings, correspondence, and diaries of a Norwegian-born riverboat captain who held master pilot licenses on the Ohio, Missouri, and Mississippi rivers. His story is more fully told in "Americans from Norway" (1950), by Leola Nelson Bergmann.

Henderson's address is 259 Fulton St.; he has recently been asked to resign from the post office after working there 28 years. His wife died 5 years before, children (Lewis, May, Washington, Norman) are nearly grown up. His brother Bryngel has a…

"Remembering a Life" by Clifford Davidson, 2010. Davidson's childhood spent in Rice County, Minnesota. Touches upon Eklund Lutheran Church, midsummer celebrations, school pranks, cross-country skiing, farming, bullying, mental illness and…

by Sverre Lyngstad on her father Bernhard

The Poulson, Hanson, Gillund, Godager, Hagerup, Durie, Fuglhol, Raa and Formo families of Strange Parish, Hedmark County, Norway and the USA including Texas, New York and the Midwest by Derwood Johnson 2012

Clippings about an Oslo-born "sailor and sculptor" who studied in Paris under Louis Ernest Barrias and in New York under Daniel Chester French and Augustus Saint-Gaudens. He was active in California in the early part of the century. Frolich founded…
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