Bolette Stud Bergh clippings, 1872-1905

Title

Bolette Stud Bergh clippings, 1872-1905

Description

Memoirs of a Lutheran minister's wife, Bolette Stud Bergh (Mrs. Johannes E. Bergh), who lived at Sacred Heart, Minnesota from 1872-1905.
Topics addressed in memoirs include Rev. Thomas Johnson's farewell sermon; illness crossing the Minnesota River; skinning a calf with theology; Bergh serving many congregations; A prairie fire; vermin interrupting sleep; water through the ceiling; living in a cellar; snowed in; three miles down the river to get the mail and a scare by drunk men; farmers building a new parsonage; a record storm on Jan. 7 1873; a new cow; a gift piano; Christmas celebration; saving for a new church; grasshopper scourge; building schoolhouses; healthy children; indians move away; good neighbors; Ingeborg Stensrud's kindness; forming new congregations; the Ladies Aid; building a new church; a sick woman; skiing; shoveling; snow and no mail; "Bow-wow-wow!" (a story about a dog); a wedding in a snowstorm; party games; the young people get rid of the old; driving in circles; Pascha Parsonage; (Norwegian copies of all) Clippings of English trans. by O.O. Enestvedt, which appeared in the "Sacred Heart News," (June 1-15, 1944); and of the second and third parts of the Norwegian original, from "Decorah Posten," (May 25-June 1, 1944).
Clipping of article (Sept. 10, 1935) in "Skandinaven" concerning memorial service at Vor Frelsers congregation, Sacred Heart, upon the thirtieth anniversary of her husband's death.

Date

circa 1872-1905, 1935, 1944

Rights

Rights undetermined.

Language

English
Norwegian

Type

Memoirs

Identifier

P0038

Citation

Bergh, Bolette Stud, “Bolette Stud Bergh clippings, 1872-1905,” Norwegian-American Historical Association , accessed April 11, 2021, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/2174.