Kenneth O. Bjork, professor of
history in St. Olaf College, is president and editor of the
Norwegian-American Historical Association.
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Eva Lund Haugen of Belmont, Massachusetts, daughter of a
former editor of Decorah-Posten and wife of Professor Einar
Haugen, assisted in the preparation of her husband’s Norwegian-English
Arvid Sandaker, a teacher at Slemmestad, Norway, has completed
a history of emigration from Land, 1839—1915, which will be
published as part of a work called Boka om Land.
Clarence A. Clausen is professor emeritus of history in St.
Olaf College. He has translated and edited several books and
written many articles for the Association.
Malcolm Rosholt of Rosholt, Wisconsin, a frequent contributor
to Studies, translated J. W. C. Dietrichson’s "Travel
Narrative," which recently appeared in A Pioneer Churchman.
Raychel A. Haugrud, a member of the department of English
in Texas A and I University, Kingsville, has a special interest
in American Studies.
Ethel J. Odegard has had a distinguished and varied career
in nursing, most recently as executive secretary of the Nurses’
Examining Board, District of Columbia. She retired in 1957.
James S. Hamre of the department of religion in Waldorf College,
Forest City, Iowa, is preparing a volume on Georg Sverdrup,
prominent theologian and one-time president of Augsburg Seminary
Torben Krontoft, a graduate of the University of Copenhagen,
is preparing a doctoral dissertation on the assimilation of
Dutch and German immigrants in Michigan. He is currently studying
at the University of Michigan.
Frank C. Nelsen is historian of cultural foundations in the
School of Education at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee.
He has a special interest in ethnic studies.
Helge Seljaas, a student at the University of Utah, is writing
a master’s thesis on Mormon migration from Norway.
Rodney Nelson is a poet and novelist currently completing
work for a B. A. degree at Mankato State College, Minnesota.
He has written a novel, as yet unpublished, titled "The
Informal Saga of Boots Brevik."
NORWEGIAN-AMERICAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
Kenneth O. Bjork, Northfield, Minnesota, President
Roy N. Thorshov, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Vice President
Leonard W. Arentsen, Chicago, Illinois, Treasurer
Lloyd Hustvedt, Northfield, Minnesota, Secretary and Archivist
Oscar A. Anderson, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sverre Arestad, Seattle, Washington
Henning C. Boe, Seattle, Washington
John Christianson, Decorah, Iowa
Arthur O. Davidson, Staten Island, New York
Reidar Dittmann, Northfield, Minnesota
Gunnar Gundersen, La Crosse, Wisconsin
J. Bernard Jacobsen, Chicago, Illinois
Derwood Johnson, Waco, Texas
Andrew A. Kindem, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Norma Arnesen Knutson, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ole G. Landsverk, Rushford, Minnesota
Norman O. Olson, Chicago, Illinois
Rolf A. Syrdal, Cedar Falls, Iowa
Norman Wigeland, Evanston, Illinois
Harry J. Williams, Kenilworth, Illinois