John Ellingsen papers, 1891 - 1960

Title

John Ellingsen papers, 1891 - 1960

Description

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 Oftedal, Theodor S. Reimestad, and Georg Sverdrup. Includes clippings of articles by son, Elling Ellingsen, about "some of the experiences my father had in the terrible blizzard of Jan. 12, 1888" (1960).
1 folder

Creator

Date

1891 - 1960

Rights

Rights undetermined.

Language

English
Norwegian

Identifier

P0081

Citation

Ellingsen, John, “John Ellingsen papers, 1891 - 1960,” Norwegian-American Historical Association , accessed April 11, 2021, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/131.