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Clippings, correspondence, articles, obituaries, and photographs of a politician, farmer, merchant, and teacher and his family in Iowa County, Wisconsin. The papers concern family, politics, and Norwegian heritage. Holen's "History of the Town of…

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A 3-page typescript biography of Mrs. Knute B. Norswing (his sister) and a program for Constitution Day (1933). Hoverstad was superintendent of agricultural stations in Minnesota.Includes poster, "Constitutional Convention and Patriotic Celebration.…

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Typescripts of articles, edited by Hjellum, chief of the mailing department of Skandinaven, which ran as a serial in that newspaper under the title, "Hvem er hvem blandt norsk-amerikanerne."

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"Hvem er Hvem Blandt Norsk-Amerikanerne"…

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Photostatic copies of letters by the Norwegian author to Mrs. Mabel Johnson Leland (1872-1947), Kenyon, Minnesota, the wife of Dr. Ragnvald Leland and the translator of Garborg's "Den burtkomne faderen," published in 1920 as "The Lost Father." The…

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AbstractPapers concerning a Norwegian-born Lutheran clergyman: copies of his baptism and confirmation records; Eielsen's certificate of ordination and of letters by him (1836-1862); transcripts of a 15-page typescript article titled "Haugianarfolket…

Informal picture of men on the E. E. Swiggum farm, Town of York, Green County, near Blanchardville, Wisconsin
Papers of a Norwegian-born farmer in Green County, Wisconsin. A land indenture, tax receipts, homestead application, marriage certificate, obituary, and baptismal records. Also includes photographs.Contents1874, Dec. 7 -1890, July 6. Wilma Johnson…

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.

Portrait of John Dahle, circa 1907
Clippings, programs, photographs, and articles about a leader in the development of church music among Norwegian Americans. Dahle emigrated in 1877, and was an organist, composer, choir director, and music educator, teaching at church colleges, and…

Formal Portrait of Johannes Iversen Eide from Skogn, Norway, circa 1850
AbstractArticles from two Norwegian newspapers about Norwegians immigrating to California in the 1850s. One includes a letter from San Francisco.ContentsPhotograph, Johannes Iversen Eide, from Skogn, Norway, member of a gold digging expedition to…
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