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BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS
ADELMAN, CLARICE OLSON. From this Valley. Staples, Minnesota,
1981. 124 pp.
". . . poignant collection of stories about one family's
life in the 1930s and 1940s on a Scandinavian farm in the
Red River Valley."
BARTON, H. ARNOLD. Brev från löftets land. Svenskar
berättar om Amerika, 1840-1914. Stockholm, 1979. iii,
This is a Swedish version of the original volume, Letters
from the Promised Land, published in 1975.
BARTON, H. ARNOLD. The Search for Ancestors: A Swedish-American
Family Saga. Carbondale, Illinois, 1979. xi, 178 pp.
"Historians who view genealogy with condescension would do
well to examine this model combination of history and genealogy.
BERNARD, RICHARD M. The Melting Pot and the Altar: Marital
Assimilation in Early Twentieth-Century Wisconsin. Minneapolis,
1980. xxviii, 162 pp.
. . . . in a careful study of intermarriage rates among Wisconsin's
major ethnic groups, the author demonstrates that the melting
pot was alive and bubbling in the pre-World War I era."
BJORK, KENNETH O., ed. Norwegian-American Studies, Vol. 28.
Northfield, Minnesota, 1979. 367 pp.
Published by the Norwegian-American Historical Association.
The contents are listed individually by authors in the following
section on articles.
BLY, ROBERT. The Man in the Black Coat Turns. New York, 1981.
A new collection of poems by a prominent American poet of
Norwegian roots. Besides his numerous original works he has
translated extensively from foreign literatures, including
BRUFLOT, ARNFINN. Dei kom til Amerika. Oslo, 1975. 46 pp.
They came to America. A collection of poems by a Norwegian-American
poet dealing with Norwegians who came to America from 1825
to 1975. Dedicated to the sesquicentennial of Norwegian immigration.
BRUFLOT, ARNFINN. Inn i Amerika. Oslo, 1980. 174 pp.
A novel about Norwegian immigrants to the west coast of America.
BULL, INEZ. Ole Bull's Activities in the United States Between
1843 and 1880. Smithtown, New York, 1981. 115 pp.
CARLSEN, ERLING N. First Lutheran Congregation, Blair, Wisconsin,
1879-1979: An Historical Sketch. Blair, Wisconsin, 1979. 30
CASO, ADOLPH. They Also Made America Great: Lives of the
Italian Americans. Boston, 1978. 175 pp.
CHRISLOCK, CARL H. Ethnicity Challenged: The Upper Midwest
Norwegian-American Experience in World War I. Northfield,
1981. 174 pp.
CLAUSEN, C. A., trans. A Chronicler of Immigrant Life: Svein
Nilsson's Articles in Billed-Magazin, 1868-1870. North-field,
1982. 171 pp.
DAVID, JOHN L. The Danish Texans. San Antonio, 1979. 122
DIGGINS, JOHN P. The Bard of Savagery: Thorstein Veblen and
Modern Social Theory. New York, 1978. xiii, 257 pp.
Thorstein Veblen was the son of Norwegian immigrant parents.
DIMONT, MAX I. The Jews in America: The Roots, History and
Destiny of American Jews. New York, 1978. 286 pp.
DINNERSTEIN, LEONARD and REIMER, DAVID M. Ethnic Americans:
A History of Immigration and Assimilation. New York, 1977.
xv, 184 pp.
DINNERSTEIN, LEONARD et al. Natives and Strangers: Ethnic
Groups and the Building of America. New York, 1977. xiv, 333
. . . . the volume's ten chapters concentrate primarily on
the experiences of blacks, Indians, and immigrants.
Elling Eielsen Sundve, 1804-1883. Voss, Norway, 1980. 112
A collection of lectures given at an Eielsen seminar in Voss,
Norway, August 3-5, 1979. There are contributions by H. Chr.
Mamen, Anders Ohnstad, Ansgar Søvik, Alfred Hauge,
Halldor Sandvin, and Knut Bjørgaas.
GLASRUD, CLARENCE A. and RANKIN, DIANA M., eds. A Heritage
Deferred: The German-Americans in Minnesota. Moor-head, Minnesota,
1981. 168 pp.
HANSEN, THORVALD. School in the Woods: The Story of an Immigrant
Seminary. Askov, Minnesota, 1977. x, 150 pp.
The story of the West Denmark Seminary (1888-1892) on Little
Butternut Lake in West Denmark, Wisconsin.
HASSELMO, NILS, ed. Perspectives on Swedish Immigration:
Proceedings of the International Conference on the Swedish
Heritage in the Upper Midwest, April 1-3, 1976. Chicago, 1978.
HOLAND, HJALMAR R. Coon Prairie. Decorah, Iowa, 1977. 305
An historical report of the Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran
Congregation originally written in Norwegian on the occasion
of its 75th anniversary in 1927. The present edition was translated
into English by Oivind M. Hovde.
HOLMQUIST, JUNE DRENNING, ed. They Chose Minnesota: A Survey
of the State's Ethnic Groups. St. Paul, 1981. 614 pp.
Contains essays on the Norwegians by Carlton C. Qualey and
Jon A. Gjerde, the Swedes by John G. Rice, the Danes and Icelanders
by Ann Regan, and the Finns and Swede-Finns by Timo Riippa.
The book is a result of a project initiated at the Minnesota
Historical Society by Carlton C. Qualey in 1973. There is
information on sixty ethnic groups that settled in Minnesota.
HUNNESTAD, STEINAR. Prærien i vest. Oslo, 1980. 215
An illustrated volume about life in the United States.
HUSEBOE, ARTHUR R., ed. Big Sioux Pioneers: Essays about
the Settlement of the Dakota Prairie Frontier. Sioux Falls,
South Dakota, 1980. 88 pp.
Big Sioux country is the locale of Rolvaag's pioneer novels.
Three of the essays in the volume concern Rolvaag and his
KASTHUP, ALLAN and OLSSON, NILS WILLIAM, eds. Partners in
Progress: A Chapter in the American-Swedish Exchange of Knowledge.
St. Paul, 1977. 338 pp.
. . . . compilation of the personal accounts of 24 leading
Swedish scholars, scientists, and educators of their experiences
in the United States."
KELLER, PHYLLIS. States of Belonging: German-American Intellectuals
and the First World War. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1979. 324
"Keller approaches the topic through the study of three prominent
German-American intellectuals - Hugo Muncterberg, George Sylvester
Viereck, and Hermann Hagedorn."
KERO, REINO. Migration from Finland to North America in the
years between the United States Civil War and the First World
War. Turku, Finland, 1974. 260 pp.
KESSNER, THOMAS. The Golden Door: Italian and Jewish Immigrant
Mobility in New York City, 1880-1915. New York, 1977. xxvi,
KESSNER, THOMAS. Today's Immigrants, Their Stories: A New
Look at the Newest Americans. New York, 1981. 318 pp.
Vietnamese, Korean, Latinos, Russian Jews, and others -talk
about their experiences, their frustration, and their dreams.
KIRK, GORDON W. The Promise of American Life: Social Mobility
in a Nineteenth Century Immigrant Community, Holland, Michigan,
1847-1 894. Philadelphia, 1978. 164 pp.
KOSTIAINEN, AUVO. The Forging of Finnish-American Communism,
191 7-1924. A Study in Ethnic Radicalism. Turku, Finland,
1978. 225 pp.
KRALJIC, FRANCES. Croatian Migration to and from the United
States, 1900-1914. Palo Alto, California, 1978. vii, 113 pp.
LANGHOLM, SIVERT and SEJERSTED, FRANCIS, eds. Vandringer.
Festskrift til Ingrid Semmingsen. Oslo, 1980. xiii, 252 pp.
A Festschrift for the noted Norwegian historian who has done
monumental work in the field of emigration-immigration history.
The articles in the book are devoted largely to studies of
LEXT, GØSTA. Studier rorande svensk emigration till
Amerika, 1850-1880. Gothenburg, 1977. 360 pp.
Swedish emigration to America during the years 1850-1880.
LJUNGMARK, LARS. Swedish Exodus, Carbondale, Illinois, 1979.
A translation and revision by Kermit B. Westerberg of the
original Swedish edition published in 1965.
LOVOLL, ODD S., ed. Makers of An Immigrant Legacy: Essays
in Honor of Kenneth O. Bjork. Northfield, 1980. xvii, 223
The collection of essays discusses the contributions of well-known
Norwegian-American individuals to American life.
LUEBKE, FREDERICK C., ed. Ethnicity on the Great Plains.
Lincoln, Nebraska, 1981. xxxiii, 237 pp.
A series of essays covering experiences of ethnic groups from
Saskatchewan to Texas.
MCKNIGIIT, ROGER. Moberg's Emigrant Novels and the Journals
of Andrew Peterson: A Study of Influences and Parallels. New
York, 1979. 235 pp.
MOLLER, ARVID. Lina pa prærien. Oslo, 1979. 117 pp.
The memoirs of a Norwegian immigrant woman as related to a
MØRCK, GEORGE HJALMAR. My American Roots. Oslo, 1980.
A translation of part of the author's book Slekt skalfølge
slekters gang, 1980.
NAMIAS, JUNE. First Generation: Oral Histories of Twentieth-Century
Americans. Boston, 1978. xviii, 234 pp.
Introduction by Robert Coles.
NELSON, PEDER H. Veien og vidden. Fortellinger fra det norske
nybyggerliv i Amerika. Geilo, Norway, 1976. 106 pp.
Stories dealing with life in Norwegian pioneer communities.
NELSON, RODNEY. The Boots Brevik Saga. Alamo, California,
1978. 138 pp.
The strange saga of a Norwegian American who roamed from North
Dakota to California.
NIELSEN, GEORGE. The Danish Americans. Boston, 1981. 237
This book ". . . is the first single volume study of Danish
Americans in the English language."
NILSSON, SVEIN. A Chronicler of Immigrant Life: Svein Nilsson's
Articles in Billed-Magazin, 1868-1870. Northfield, 1982. vii,
These articles were the first attempt to write the history
of Norwegian immigration to America, and they have been much
used by later historians. They are translated and introduced
by C. A. Clausen.
NYQUIST, GERD. Bataljon 99. Oslo, 1981. 218 pp.
A history of World War II battalion made up of 931 Norwegian
PUOTINEN, ARTHUR E. Finnish Radicals and Religion in Midwestern
Mining Towns, 1865-1914. New York, 1979. vii, 339 pp.
QUALEY, CARLTON C., ed. The Immigration History Newsletter.
A publication of the Immigration History Society. The Newsletter
usually carries one or two lead articles and an exhaustive
bibliography of current literature on immigration.
REIERSEN, JOHAN REINERT. Pathfinder for Norwegian Emigrants.
Translated and introduced by Frank G. Nelson. Northfield,
1981. xi, 239 pp.
Reiersen's Veiviser for norske emigranter was originally published
in Norway in 1844 and played an important role in promoting
Norwegian immigration, especially to Texas.
ROLLE, ANDREW. The Italian Americans: Troubled Roots. New
York, 1980. xviii, 222 pp.
SCOTT, FRANKLIN D., advisory editor, assisted by Arlow W.
Andersen and H. Arnold Barton. The Scandinavians in America
series. New York, 1979.
This series published by the Arno Press consists of thirty-six
books in thirty-seven volumes. "It includes six books dealing
with the Danes in America, five with the Finns, ten on the
Norwegians, twelve on the Swedes, and three on general Scandinavian-American
SCOTT, FRANKLIN D. Trans-Atlantica: Essays in Scandinavian
Migration and Culture. New York, 1979. 208 pp.
SEMMINGSEN, INGRID AND SEYERSTED, PER. Scandio-Americana
Papers on Scandinavian Emigration to the United States. Oslo,
1980. 213 pp.
SKARD, SIGMUND. Solregn. Oslo, 1980. 309 pp.
The autobiography of the founder of the American Institute
at the University of Oslo and of the European Association
for American Studies.
SKARD, SIGMUND. Trans-Atlantica: Memoirs of a Norwegian Americanist.
Oslo, 1978. 215 pp.
SOWELL, THOMAS, ed. American Ethnic Groups. Washington, 1978.
viii, 249 pp.
STEINER, STAN. Fusang: The Chinese Who Built America. New
York, 1979. xii, 259 pp.
THALLAUG, JON and ERICKSON, ROLF. Our Norwegian lmmigrants.
A Hundred-Year Saga Told in Pictures. Oslo, 1979. 192 pp.
THERNSTROM, STEPHAN, ed. The Harvard Encyclopedia of American
Ethnic Groups. Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1980. 1,076 pp.
"It's a guide to who the people of the United States are,
where they came from, where their ancestors came from . .
Utvandrerliv: Norwegians in America. Hamar, Norway, 1981.
A booklet about immigrant life, published by the Emigration
Museum in Hamar, Norway.
VOXLAND, MELVIN. Voxland Viking Saga: Tordal and Hafslo,
Norway to Holden-Rochester, Minnesota. 1980. 49 pp.
The history of a Norwegian-American family which traces its
roots back to the late Middle Ages.
WEDUL, MELVIN O. Autumn in Grandma's Woods. Winona, Minnesota,
1981. 100 pp.
"Melvin Wedul is the son of Norwegian immigrants and reports
experiences related to pioneering ventures in Minnesota."
AASE, LARS. Utvandringa frà Kvinesdalen til USA. Agder
historielag, Arsskrift, 1980.
ADOLFSON, SVEN. Magnus Jonasson Linnell: A Real Karl Oskar.
Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 29: 34-41 (1978).
Like Karl Oskar in Moberg's famous immigrant novel, Magnus
Jonasson came from Småland and settled near Chisago
Lake in Minnesota.
ANDERSON, PAUL. The Olson Sisters: Popular Norwegian-American
Entertainers of Yesteryear. Sons of Norway Viking (October,
"Between 1900 and 1925 Eleanora Olson and Ethel Olson were
well-known figures in Scandinavian communities throughout
the United States."
BANSEN, NORMAN C. The Danes in Winther's Trilogy. The Bridge,
1: 53-61 (1978).
Sophus Keith Winther's trilogy, Take all to Nebraska, Mortgage
Your Heart, and This Passion Never Dies, deals with the experiences
of a Danish farm family in southeastern Nebraska from the
late 1890s through approximately the first quarter of the
BARTON, H. ARNOLD. Scandinavian-Americanists in the United
States and Canada: A Preliminary Directory of Academic Scholars.
Scandinavian Studies, 53: 320-341 (1981).
BEIJBOM, ULF. The Future Brightens Before Us. Swedish Pioneer
Historical Quarterly, 29: 3-8 (1978).
Report on the Växjö Symposium on the preservation
of sources for Swedish immigration history in North America,
BERGENDOFF, CONRAD. The Augustana Pastor: Saga of a Thousand
Immigrants from Sweden. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly,
31: 34-50 (1980).
BERN, ENID, ed. They Had a Wonderful Time: The Homesteading
Letters of Anna and Ethel Erickson. North Dakota History,
45: 4-31 (Fall, 1978).
BOECKMANN, MARILYN ANDERSON. Carl L. Boeckmann: Norwegian
Artist in the New World. Norwegian-American Studies, 28: 309-323
C. L. Boeckmann (1867-1923) gained considerable fame during
his lifetime, especially as a portrait painter.
BØRTE, TORBJØRN. De kaller henne "Telemarka."
Nordmnanns-Forbundet, 72: 154-157 (1979).
Gonil Henderson, an immigrant from Telemark, Norway, is a
"ski-pioneer and legend" in Glacier National Park. "They call
BROWN, GEORGE C., ed. A Swedish Traveller in Early Wisconsin:
The Observations of Fredrika Bremer. Wisconsin Magazine of
History, 61: 300-318 (1978).
BUCKLEY, JOAN N. Martha Ostenso: Norwegian-American Immigrant
Novelist. Norwegian-American Studies, 23: 69-81 (1979).
Her major writings are realistic representations of rural
midwestern United States and Canada, where she spent most
of her life.
CARLSSON, STEN. John Hanson's Swedish Background. Swedish
Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 29: 9-17 (1978).
John Hanson (1715(?)-1783) played a prominent part in the
Continental Congress, serving for a while as its president.
CLAUSEN, C. A. Some Recent Publications. Norwegian-American
Studies, 28: 324-341 (1979).
A compilation of books and articles published largely during
the years 1975-1978 dealing with immigrant history.
CLEVEN, HARRY T. Fra Gaupne til Grantsburg. Nordmanns-Forbundet,
72: 135-136 (1979).
Knut Norenberg, immigrant from Gaupne, Sogn, became a successful
business man in Grantsburg, Wisconsin.
COX, GRETE. California-skandinaviske Hate. Nordmanns-Forbundet,
75: 122-125 (1980).
An account of the colorful Scandinavian skippers who dared
touch at the most dangerous points along the coast of California.
DAHLIE, JORGEN. The Feilberg Letters: A Danish Family's Reflections
on Canadian Prairie Life. The Bridge, 2: 59-70 (1979), and
3: 71-88 (1980).
The letters were sent from Nokomis, Saskatchewan, between
January 14, 1911, and February 3, 1914.
EIDEVALL, GUNNAR. The Swedes in Moberg's Tetralogy. Swedish
Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 29: 69-78 (1978).
FARSTRUP, EINAR. Language Transition and Danish Children's
Schools in the U.S. The Bridge, 5: 21-32 (1982).
FLETRE, LARS. The Vossing Correspondence Society of 1848
and the Report of Adam Løvenskjold. Norwegian-American
Studies, 28: 245-273 (1979).
Leading Vossings of Chicago organized a correspondence society
to defend America against its detractors in Norway.
FRIMAN, AXEL. Gustaf Unonius and Pine Lake: Joining the Episcopal
Church. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 29: 21-33 (1978).
A prominent and controversial Swedish immigrant who became
an Episcopalian minister.
HAGEN, MARIT GRAFF. Vâre besteforeldres dialekt fremdeles
levende i det norske Amerika. Nordmanns-Forbundet, 72:164-166
A Norwegian journalist finds that Norwegian dialects and Norwegian
customs are very much alive among Norwegian Americans.
HALE, FREDERICK. Norwegians, Danes, and the Origin of the
Evangelical Free Tradition. Norwegian-American Studies, 28:
A discussion of the origin and the influence of the Evangelical
Free Church of America.
HANSEN, JEAN SKOGERBOE. Skandinaven and the John Anderson
Publishing Company. Norwegian-American Studies, 28: 35-68
Of the 570 newspapers and other periodicals started by Norwegian
immigrants in North America "Skandinaven, published by the
John Anderson Publishing Company in Chicago, was by far the
biggest, the most influential and, until its demise in 1941,
HASSING, ARNE. Methodism from America to Norway. Norwegian-American
Studies, 28: 192-216 (1979).
A discussion of the American origins of Methodism in Norway.
History of First Lutheran Church. Hallingen, 266: 9-11 (March,
A sketch of the history of the First Lutheran Church in St.
Ansgar, Iowa, which was founded by Claus Lauritz Clausen in
1853. In 1976 it was placed on the National Register of Historic
JACOBSON, CHARLOTTE. From the Archives. Norwegian-American
Studies, 28: 342-346 (1979).
A survey of additions to the NAHA archives during the late
JENSEN, RUDOLF J. A Comparative Study of Sophus Keith Winther
and Carl Hansen. The Bridge, 2: 19-30 (1979).
A comparative study of two trilogies dealing with Danish-American
JOHNSON, EMORY. Swedish Academies in Minnesota. Swedish Pioneer
Historical Quarterly, 32: 20-40 (1981).
JOHNSON, EMORY. Swedish Elementary Schools in Minnesota Lutheran
Congregations. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 30: 172-182
JOHNSON, MARTHA G., tr. and ed. Anders and Gustaf Månsson
Lind's Letters from America, 1850-1870. Swedish Pioneer Historical
Quarterly, 31: 162-181 (1980).
KAREVOLL, JOHN. Grand Old Man in San Francisco. Nordmanns-Forbundet,
72: 99-101 (1979).
The many activities of Christian Blom, "the Grand Old Man"
of the Norwegian colony in San Francisco.
KILDE, CLARENCE. Dark Decade: The Declining Years of Waldemar
Ager. Norwegian-American Studies, 23: 157-191 (1979).
The last sad years of an outstanding Norwegian-American author,
editor, and idealist.
KOSTIAINEN, AUVO. Work People's College: An American Immigrant
Institution. Scandinavian Journal of History, 5:295-309 (1980).
KUNICZAK, W. S. Polonia: The Face of Poland in America. American
Heritage, 29/3, 35-44 (April/May, 1978).
LEWIN, RHODA G. Stereotype and Reality in the Jewish Immigrant
Experience in Minneapolis. Minnesota History, 46:258-273 (1979).
LINDBERG, DUANE H. Norwegian-American Pastors in Immigrant
Fiction, 1870-1920. Norwegian-American Studies, 28:290-308
. . . . a study of the minister's role and background in a
selection of twelve Norwegian-American novels."
LINDGREN, RAYMOND E. Emigration and Migration: Scandinavian
Studies in Demography. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly,
30: 262-276 (1979).
LJUNGMARK, LARS. Hans Mattsons Minnen: A Swedish-American
Monument. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 29: 57-68
An analysis of the memoirs of a very prominent Swedish immigrant.
LORENTZON, BETSY. An Immigrant's Inner Conflict. Swedish
Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 29: 137-142 (1978).
The trials and emotions of Lars Erickson who at the age of
seventeen left Värmland, Sweden, in 1882 and settled
in northern Michigan.
LOVOLL, ODD S. From Norway to America: A Tradition of Immigration
Fades. Contemporary American Immigration. Dennis L. Cuddy,
ed. I: 86-107. Boston, 1982.
LOVOLL, ODD S. En utvandringsagent pa Ringsaker. Heimen,
xviii, 149-156 (1979).
A study of the work of an emigration agent in Ringsaker, Norway.
MAGNUSSON, GUSTAV A. The House that Proclaimed the Gospel
with Type and Press. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly,
30: 117-128 (1979).
The story of the Augustana Book Concern in Rock Island, Illinois.
MARZOLF, MARION. The Danish-Language Press in America. The
Bridge, 4: 20-30 (1981).
MARZOLF, MARION. The Danish-Language Press in America. Norwegian-American
Studies, 28: 274-289 (1979).
"Despite their [comparatively small] numbers the Danes had
a vigorous immigrant press and started nearly a hundred publications
in their language in America
MCINTOSH, HUGH E. How the Swedes Came to Paxton. Swedish
Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 30: 35-52 (1979).
The formation of a Swedish settlement in an Illinois prairie
MELLOCH, ARDITH. Life in Early New Sweden, Iowa. Swedish
Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 32: 124-146 (1981).
MESARIK, BERIT. Norge in Virginia. The Norseman, No. 3:66-69
The story of a Norwegian enclave in the state of Virginia.
MORROW, PATRICK D. Rølvaag's Giants in the Earth as
Tragedy. North Dakota Quarterly, Autumn, 1980, 83-90.
MORTENSON, ENOK. The Acculturation of the Danish Immigrant.
The Bridge, 3: 83-91 (1980).
MUNCH, PETER A. Authority and Freedom: Controversy in Norwegian-American
Congregations. Norwegian-American Studies, 28: 3-34 (1979).
"It was 'freedom' bordering on anarchy pitted against the
rigors of a firm church organization with its implications
of ministerial authority."
MUNCH, PETER A. Norwegians. Harvard Encyclopedia of American
Ethnic Groups. Stephan Thernstrom, ed. Cambridge, Massachusetts,
This is one of the contributions in this systematic review
of the history, culture, and distinctive characteristics of
the more than 100 ethnic groups who live in the United States.
MYHRMAN, ANDERS. The Effects of Finland-Swedish Emigration
upon the Homeland. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 31:
MYHRMAN, ANDERS. The Finland-Swedes in America. Swedish Pioneer
Historical Quarterly, 31: 16-33 (1980).
NARVESTAD, CARL. Bygdelagene i America. Nordmanns-Forbundet,
76: 51-52 (1981).
NORDSTROM, BYRON J. Evelina Mansson and the Memoirs of an
Urban Labor Migrant. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly,
31: 182-195 (1980).
An analysis of the memoirs of a young Swedish woman who lived
in Minneapolis between 1901 and 1907.
NORELIUS, THEODORE A. Memories of Vilhelm Moberg at Chisago
Lake. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 30: 53-59 (1979).
The Chisago Lake area in Minnesota is the locale of Moberg's
famous immigrant tetralogy.
NORTH DAKOTA QUARTERLY, Autumn, 1981.
This special issue of the journal, edited by Playford V. Thorson,
is devoted to the Norwegians in North Dakota, and contains
articles by Barry Hogan, Duane R. Lindberg, Odd S. Lovoll,
Playford V. Thorson, and Eric Luther Williamson.
ODDEN, EINAR. En liten Gausdal i Amerika. Nordmanns-Forbundet,
72: 2-6 (1979).
"Whiskey-George' from Gausdal [Norway] founded a settlement
in Minnesota," 1861.
OLSEN DOKKEN, LARS and KNUD. Two immigrants for the Union:
Their Civil War Letters. Norwegian-American Studies, 28: 109-135
The Dokken brothers were members of the Fifteenth Wisconsin
Volunteer Regiment, which consisted largely of Norwegian immigrants.
The letters were translated by Della Kittelson Catuna and
edited by Carol Lynn H. Knight and Gerald S. Cowden.
Or utvandrarsoga i Suldal. Nordmanns-Forbundet, 72:162-163
A brief account of the emigration from the community of Suldal
to Wisconsin. Today there are said to be more people of Suldal
roots in America than in Suldal, Norway.
PAULSEN, ANN HELENE. Reminiscences from a Long Life. The
Bridge, 4: 56-72 (1981).
Childhood and youth in Denmark, transplantation to America,
"and the struggles and rewards of immigrant family life in
the new land."
PEDERSEN, ERIK HELMER. Danish Farmers in the Middle West.
The Bridge, 5: 51-68 (1982).
PETERSEN, PETER L. Oslo on the Texas High Plains. Norwegian-American
Studies, 28: 138-156 (1979).
A history of the rural community of Oslo located on the High
Plains of the Texas Panhandle.
PETERSEN, PETER L. P. S. Vig and the Americanization Issue
during World War I. The Bridge, 2: 57-61 (1979).
PROESCHOLDT, KEVIN. The Demography of the New Sweden Settlement
in Iowa, 1845-1880. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly,
32: 147-157 (1981).
RIPPLEY, LAVERN J. Conflict in the Classroom: Anti-Germanism
in Minnesota Schools, 1917-19. Minnesota History, 47: 171-183
RUUD, CURTIS. Beret and the Prairie in Giants in tile Earth.
Norwegian-American Studies, 28:217-244 (1979).
A subtle interpretation of Beret's long, painful struggle
with the prairie.
RYE, STEPHEN H. Danish American Political Behavior: The Case
of Iowa, 1887-1936. The Bridge, 2: 31-44 (1979).
SALISBURY, ROBERT S. Swedish-American Historiography and
the Question of Americanization. Swedish Pioneer Historical
Quarterly, 29: 117-136 (1978).
SALLNAS, MARIE-LOUISE. Emil Meurling and Svenska Amerikanska
Posten. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 31:41-64 (1981).
Svenska Amerikanska Posten, published in Minneapolis, was
one of the most influential Swedish-American newspapers.
SALVESEN, GEIR. Ellis Island: Drømmenes øy.
Nordmanns-Forbundet, 75: 4-7 (1981).
Ellis Island, "the Isle of Dreams," as it is today and as
it was during the height of immigration to the United States.
SANDAKER, ARVID. To brødre - to utvandrerskjebner.
Nordmanns-Forbundet, 72: 98 (1979).
Two of Henrik Ibsen's brothers emigrated to the United States.
SETTERDAHL, LILLY and WILSON, J. HIRAM. Hotel Accommodations
in the Bishop Hill Colony. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly,
29: 180-195 (1978).
The article, which is broader than the title would imply,
contains much interesting information about the Swedish sectarian
SETTERDAHL, LILLY. Peter Cassel's America. Swedish Pioneer
Historical Quarterly, 32: 106-123 (1981).
In 1845 Peter Cassel founded the first Swedish settlement
in the Midwest at New Sweden, Iowa.
SHERMAN, WILLIAM C. Ethnic Distribution in Western North
Dakota. North Dakota History, 46: 4-12 (Winter, 1979).
SKARDAL, DOROTHY BURTON. Øket interesse for emigrantlitteraturen.
Nordmanns-Forbundet, 76: 87-88 (1981).
An article about the interest in Norwegian-American literature
at the University of Oslo.
SKOGAAS, PEDER. Møte med Herman Smith-Johanssen. Nordmanns-Forbundet,
75: 32-35 (1980).
Reminiscences of 104-year-old "Chief Jack Rabbit," who taught
the Canadians to use skis.
SKRIEN, SANDRA H. Ole Johnson Skrien: A Norwegian Immigrant
in the 1870s. North Dakota History, 43: 32-35 (Winter, 1976).
SPANENI, MAGNHILD. Med Gro Jonsdotter Einungbrekke frå
Tinn til Amerika. Arbok for Telemark, 14-26 (1981).
Gro Jonsdotter was the mother of the legendary "Snowshoe Thompson."
As a widow she came to America in 1837 with her ten-year-old
STECHER, MARIANNE T. Danish Settlement in Fresno County,
California: An Example of Acculturation to a Foreign Environment,
1880-1930. The Bridge, 4: 8-21(1981).
STEEN, ROALD. Da guvernørvalget sto mellom to nordmenn.
Nordmanns-Forbundet, 76: 202-203 (1981).
In 1896 two Norwegian immigrants, Andrew Lee (Populist) and
Amund Ringsrud (Republican), were rival candidates for the
governorship of South Dakota.
SUNDBEBG, EDWARD F. and GERDA. The Remigrants. The Bridge,
3: 29-38 (1980).
". . . . those who emigrated from Scandinavia to this
continent and later decided to return."
SVEEN, KARE. Utvandrerne 1884. Gammalt fra Stange og Romnedal,
The list of emigrants from 1845 and on was begun in the annual
for 1975. It will continue in future annuals.
SWANSON, ALAN, tr. and ed. The Civil War Letters of Olaf
Liljegren. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 31: 86-121
The letters of a Swedish member of Co. D, Third Minnesota
Regiment of Volunteers.
TELLEN, JANE. Yours in the Master's Service. Emmy Evald and
the Women's Missionary Society of the Augustana Lutheran Church,
1892-1942. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 30: 183-195
They Went to Hawaii. The Norseman, No. 2: 37-40 (1980).
The story of the rather ill-starred immigration of Norwegian
laborers to Hawaii in 1880.
THOMSEN, DAGMAR. Sketches from our Family Life in the Early
Nineties. The Bridge, 3: 23-47 (1980).
A lively account of Danish acculturation in Omaha, Nebraska.
TVEITEN, HELGE. Sosial uro og utvandring fra Nedenes fogden.
Thranerørsla i norske bygder. Tore Pryser, ed. Oslo,
VARG, PAUL A., ed. Report of Count Carl Lewenhaupt on Swedish-Norwegian
Immigration in 1870. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly,
30: 5-24 (1979).
Report on the condition of Swedish and Norwegian immigrants
by the chargé d'affaires at the Swedish legation in
VEKA, JOHAN. Dei som reiste frå Ryfylke. Nordmanns-Forbundet,
Early emigrants who left the community of Ryfylke in western
VIRTANEN, REINO. The Finnish Language in America. Scandinavian
Studies, 52: 146-161(1979).
WACHENFELDT, CURT VON. Background to Peter Cassel's Emigration.
Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 32:96-123 (1981).
Peter Cassel and his group left Sweden in 1845 and founded
a "new Sweden" in southeastern Iowa, the first permanent Swedish
settlement in the Midwest.
WATKINS, DONALD K. Danes and Danish on the Great Plains:
Some Sociolinguistic Aspects. The Bridge, 4: 31-49 (1981).
WIBERG, ANDERS. Account of a Trip to the United States. Swedish
Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 29: 89-116 and 162-179 (1978).
This travel account by "the leading Swedish Baptist missionary"
is translated and edited by John Norton.
WILDE, JENS PATRICK. Bleeding Feet, Humble Hearts: Danish
Mormon Migration 1850-1860. The Bridge, 3: 6-19 (1980).
WIREN, AGNES. Early Emigration from Blekinge [Sweden]. Swedish
Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 29: 43-56 (1978).
Roald Steen. Arendaisgutten som ble guvernør. Nordmanns-Forbundet,
76: 53-54 (1981).
Sigurd Anderson, who emigrated from Arendal, Norway, as a
three-year-old boy in 1909, served as governor of South Dakota,
Richard Killian. Bob Asp: A 20th Century Viking. Sons of Norway
Viking, 77: 324-325 (October, 1980).
Robert Asp was the builder of the now famous Viking ship replica
BORG, SELMA JOSEPHINA
Anders Myhrman. Selma Josephina Borg: Finland-Swedish Musician,
Lecturer, and Champion of Women's Rights. Swedish Pioneer
Historical Quarterly, 30: 25-34 (1979).
Emory Lindquist. Shepherd of an Immigrant People: The Story
of Erland Carlsson. Rock Island, Illinois, 1978. xi, 236 pp.
The biography of a distinguished Swedish-American religious
and educational leader.
DAVIDSON, JAMES O.
Roald Steen. Sogningen som ble Wisconsins guvernør.
Nordmanns-Forbundet, 76: 140-141(1981).
James O. Davidson emigrated from Sogn, Norway, in 1872, when
he was eighteen years old, and served as governor of Wisconsin,
Donald K. Watkins. Carl Hansen, Prairie Iconoclast. The Bridge,
2: 7-18 (1979).
Carl Hansen was a prominent Danish-American author.
Laurel Neidig, tr. by Odd S. Lovoll. Den blinde vikingmaleren
i Minneapolis. Nordmanns-Forbundet, 76:128-129 (1981).
The story of a noted legally blind Scandinavian-American artist
E. G. Trotzig. Thune Kumlien, Pioneer Naturalist. Swedish
Pioneer Historical Quarterly, 30: 196-294 (1979).
The story of a Swedish immigrant farmer in Wisconsin who gained
fame as a naturalist.
Franklin D. Scott. Peter Lassen: Danish Pioneer in California.
The Bridge, 5: 1-20 (1982).
MAY, O. MARSHALL
Bent Vanberg. International President 0. Marshall May. Sons
of Norway Viking, 78: 12-13 (January, 1981).
Marshall May is the International President of the Sons of
Roald Steen. Fra prestegarden til Nord-Dakota guvernørbolig.
Nordmanns-Forbundet, 76: 170-171(1981).
John Moses, a pastor's son, emigrated from Norway in 1905
and served as governor of North Dakota, 1939-1945.
NELSON, PEDER H.
Kaare Wensaas. Han vandt Hadelands kulturpris i 1980. Hallingen,
271: 12-13 (June, 1980).
An award was given Peder H. Nelson, who has written numerous
articles on Norwegian-American immigration history.
NESTAAS, RAGNVALD ANDERSON
Roald Steen. Guvernør Nestaas fra Voss. Nordmanns-Forbundet,
2: 56-57 (1982).
Nestos, as he was known in America, emigrated from Voss in
1893, when he was sixteen years old. He served as governor
of North Dakota during the years 1921-1925.
Gunnar Selgârd. Millionær-oppfinner. Nordmanns-Forbundet,
3: 62-63 (1980).
A prominent inventor in Los Angeles.
SEASHORE, CARL EMIL
J. S. Linton. The Man and the Mind: Carl Emil Seashore, A
Pioneer on Two Fronts. Swedish Pioneer Historical Quarterly,
31: 122-128 (1980).
An essay about the famed Swedish-American psychologist.
Olga Strandvold Opfell. Georg Strandvold: A Progress in Journalism.
The Bridge, 3: 1-16 (1980).
Biographical sketch of a prominent Danish-American journalist.
Bjarne Rabben. "Nordmændenes" historieforsker i Amerika.
Tidsskrift for Sunnmøre historielag, 1980.
A brief sketch of this tireless collector of information about
The Memoirs of Earl Warren. Garden City, New York, 1971. xii,
Earl Warren, governor of California and Chief Justice of the
United States Supreme Court, was the son of Norwegian immigrant