compiled by C. A. Clausen with Norwegian listings
by Johanna Babstad (Volume
30: Page 293)
BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS
AGER, WALDEMAR. Sons of the Old Couatry. Lincoln, Nebraska,
1983. 255 pp. Translated by Trygve M. Ager, with a foreword
by Odd S. Lovoll.
"Ager gives a vivid description of the early Norwegian
settlers, their struggles and triumphs, the
slow and painful process of assimilation and, finally, their
trials in the battlefields, hospitals, and prisons in the
South during the Civil War."
AHOLA, DAVID JOHN. Finnish-Americans and International Communism:
A Study of Finnish-American Communism from Bolshevization
to the Demise of the Third International. Washington, D.C.,
1981. ix, 346 pp.
ARNDT, KARL J. R. Economy on the Ohio 1826-1834. Worcester,
Massachusetts, 1984. xxii, 1056 pp.
A documented history of the Harmony Society during its period
of greatest influence.
ÅSVANG, ARNT O. Emigranter. Vevelstad-fjerdinger som
dro mot vest 1869-1930. Forvik, Norway,
Emigration from the community of Vevelstad in northern Norway.
BERGENDOFF, CONRAD. The Augustana Ministerium: A Study of
the Careers of the 2,504 Pastor.s' of the Augustana Evangelical
Lutheran Synod/Church 1850-1962. Rock Island, Illinois, 1980.
"A convenient directory of all the pastors who served
the Augustana Synod through its 112 years of existence."
BILLINGTON, RAY ALLEN. Land of Savagery, Land of Promise:
The European Image of the American Frontier in the Nineteenth
Century. New York, 1981. xv, 364 pp.
"... the frontier [after the Civil War] was depicted
as a place of opportunity, as opposed to one of perpetual
mayhem. America was glad to have the newcomers; Europeans
often regarded such siphoning off as an answer to their problems
BLY, CAROL. Letters' From the Country. New York, 1981. vi,
A collection of thirty-one essays which deaf with country
life near Madison, Minnesota.
BOWEN, R. H., ed. and trans. A Frontier Family in Minnesota:
Letters of Theodore and Sophie Bost, 1851-1920. Minneapolis,
1981. xxv, 391 pp.
BRØNNER, HEDIN. Landkjenning: reiser i et liv. Foreword
Johan Hambro. Oslo, 1983. 226 pp.
Reminiscences of a ranch-traveled Norwegian-American intellectual
BURAAS, ANDERS. De reiste ut. Oslo, 1982. 226 pp.
Essays about seven Norwegians who went to America --- most
of them to stay: Agnes Wergeland, Ole Evinrude, Anders Furu-seth,
Knute Rockne, Harry Irgens Larsen, Hans Christian Heg, and
BURZLE, J. ANTHONY, ed. Yearbook of German-American Studies,
18. Lawrence, Kansas, 1983. 295
Nineteen articles by well-known scholars commemorating the
tricentennial of German immigration to the United States;
also bibliography of items published on German-Americana in
CHRISTIANSON, J. R. AND BIRGITTE, eds. and trans. The Dream
of America. Mankato, Minnesota,
An adaptation for American readers of seven Danish studies
of European emigration. Individual volumes are:
EVOLD, BENT. They Came to America. 96 pp.
The experiences of Axel Brandt, who immigrated at the age
of seventeen and settled in a Danish community in Minnesota
where he spent the rest of his life.
HVIDT, KRISTIAN. The Westward Journey. 91 pp.
Living conditions aboard the ships and railway cars which
brought the immigrants to the American West.
KOUSTRUP, SØREN. Ireland in Flight. 99 pp.
A discussion of the adverse conditions in Ireland which caused
the great emigration to America.
KOUSTRUP, SØREN. Shattered Dreams: Joe Hill. 69 pp.
The life story of the legendary Swedish-American labor agitator
and writer of protest songs.
KRUSTRUP, ERIK V. Gateway to America: New York City. 71 pp.
New York City as seen and experienced by the numerous immigrants
who settled there.
SKOVMAND, SVEN. America Forever. 94 pp.
A discussion of the various forces which gave rise to the
SKOVMAND, SVEN. Europe and the Flight to America. 77 pp.
An analysis of the causes for the exodus to America.
DAVIS, JOHN L. The Danish Texans. San Antonio, 1979. 122
A volume in the series of studies concerning ethnic groups
in Texas published by the University
of Texas Institute of Texan Culture.
DEBLANC, SVEN. Samuels döttrar. Stockholm, 1982. 335
"For those particularly interested in emigration and
immigration, Samuels döttrar is far more
than an absorbing story about believable human beings. It
will help explain situations at home in Sweden that led to
emigration, and it presents not only what the emigrant left
but what she came to, in this instance Manitoba.''
DINER, HASIA R. Erin's Daughters in America. Baltimore, 1983.
xvi, 185 pp.
A history of Irish immigrant women in the nineteenth century.
DUNAE, P. A. Gentleman Emigrants: From the British Public
Schools to the Canadian Frontier. Vancouver, 1981. 276 pp.
"It makes a signal contribution to our knowledge of certain
English influences which students of the nation have always
as-stoned to be central to the Canadian experience."
DURIEUX, MARCEL. Ordinary Heroes: The Journal of a French
Settler in Alberta. Edmonton,
Alberta, 1980. xviii, 115 pp.
"The 'ordinary heroes' of this journal are the members
of the Charles Durieux family who homesteaded near Stettler,
Alberta, in 1906."
DURNBAUGH, DONALD F. The Brethren Encyclopedia. Philadelphia,
1983.2 vols., 1402 pp.
Information on those religious bodies that trace their origin
to the Brethren movement which
began in Germany in 1708 and includes the various Brethren,
Dunkard, and Old German Baptist churches in the United States.
ENGEN, ARNFINN, ed. Utvandringa -- der store oppbrotet. Oslo,
1978. 186 pp.
Ten articles by Norwegian scholars on aspects of immigration.
ENGLEMAN, RUTH. Leaf House: Days of Remembering. NewYork,
1982. 245 pp.
"A warm yet unsentimental account of the author's childhood
in a tiny Finnish settlement in
ENQUIST, ANNA. Scandia -- Then and Now. Scandia, Minnesota,
1982. 200 pp.
"The story of Scandia in Washington county, the first
permanent Swedish settlement in Minnesota, founded in 1850,
told by the acknowledged expert on the subject."
FOSS, H. A. Husmannsgutten. Afterword by Liv Kristin Asheim.
Olso, 1984. 176 pp.
New edition of the popular immigrant novel.
GALLO, P. J. Old Bread, New Wine: A Portrait of the Italian-Americans.
Chicago, 1981. xi, 365 pp.
GARCIA, MARIO J. Desert Immigrants: The Mexicans of E1 Paso,
1880-1920. New Haven, 1981, xii,
GIESKE, M. L. Minnesota Farmer-Laborism: The Third-Party
Alternative. Minneapolis, 1979. ix, 389
Men like Henrik Shipstead, Floyd B. Olson, and Elmer Benson
were prominent leaders in the third-party movement.
GRIFFIN, W. D. Portrait of the Irish in America. New York,
1981. xi, 260 pp.
Guide to Swedish-American Archival and Manuscript Sources
in the United States. Chicago, 1983. xxx,
HALE, FREDERICK, ed. and trans. Danes in North America. Seattle,
1984. 256 pp.
A collection of immigrant letters written by Danes in America.
HALE, FREDERICK. Danes in Wisconsin. Madison, 1981.32 pp.
HALE, N. C. The Spirit of Man: The Sculpture of Kaare Nygaard.
Austin, Texas, 1983. 159 pp. Photographs by Amy Binder.
HARNEY, R. F. and SCARPACI, J. V., eds. Little Italics in
North America. Toronto, 1981. 210 pp.
"There are discussions of 'Little Italics' in Montreal
and Toronto, in addition to treatment of those
in various parts of the United States."
HAUGE, ALFRED. Cleng Peerson. Møte med vandringsmannen.
Stavanger, 1983.99 pp.
English edition entitled The True Saga of Cleng Peerson (Dallas,
HAUGEN, EINAR. Ole Edvart Rølvaag. Boston, 1983. 164
Volume 455 in Twayne's United States Authors Series. "The
book is a well-researched critical study of Rølvaag...
who burst upon the American literary scene in 1927 with Giants
in the Earth."
HEDBLOM, FALKE. Svenska-Amerika Berettar. Stockholm, 1982.
During the 1960s Hedblom and Torsten Ordeus visited Swedish
America with the most modern
recording equipment in order to study Swedish dialects which
might be better preserved here than in Sweden. This book covers
Swedish-American life from early pioneer days to the 1960s.
HEILBUT, ANTHONY. Exiled in Paradise: German Refugee Artists
and Intellectuals in America from the 1930s to the Present.
New York, 1983. xiv, 506 pp.
Especially about refugees from Nazi Germany and their adaptation
to American life.
HERSCHER, URI D. Jewish Agricultural Utopias in America,
1880-1910. Detroit, 1981. 197 pp.
"Herscher draws an interesting comparison between the
success of the kibbutzim of Israel and the failure of the
American collectivist ideal."
HOERDER, DIRK, ed. American Labor and Immigration Hi.stony,
1877-1920s: Recent European Research. Urbana, Illinois, 1983.
ix. 286 pp.
HOVDHAUGEN, EINAR. Utvandringa til Amerika frå Ringebu.
Ringebu, Norway, 1983. xiii, 177 pp.
Immigration from the community of Ringebu, Norway.
HOVELSEN, LEIF. The Flying Norseman. Ishpeming, Michigan,
1983. 132 pp.
An account by his son of the life of Carl Hovelsen, a Norwegian
skier who later came to America where he promoted the skiing
sport for many years.
HUNNESTAD, STEINAR. Prærien i vest. Oslo, 1980. 215
Account of a journey across America, including visits to areas
of Norwegian settlement.
HUSEBOE, ARTHUR R., ed. Siouxland Heritage. Sioux Falls,
South Dakota, 1982.92 pp.
This volume contains articles by "Einar Haugen, Fredrick
Manfred, and John Milton on the history and culture of South
Dakota with its strong Scandinavian and largely Norwegian
HUTCHINSON, E. P. Legislative History of American Immigration
Policy, 1798-1965. Philadelphia,
1981. xv, 685 pp.
It traces "one of America's largest and most complex
bodies of legislation, perhaps exceeded only by the federal
"The Immigrant in America." Research Publications,
"A major microfilm collection covering the field of immigration
history and ethnic studies to 1929, with the first and most
complete bibliography for this period of immigration history."
JONASSEN, CHRISTEN W. Value Systems and Personality in a
Western Civilization: Norwegians in Europe and America. Columbus,
Ohio, 1983. 382 pp.
JONES, PETER D'A. and HOLLI, M. G., eds. Ethnic Chicago.
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1981. viii, 384
KARNI, MICHAEL G., ed. Finnish Diaspora. Vol. 1, Canada,
South America, Africa, Australia, Sweden; Vol. 2, United States.
Toronto, 1981. 305 pp.; 319 pp.
"The contributors to Finnish Diaspora are from Canada,
Finland, and the United States and represent a wide range
of disciplines. Their 36 essays reflect the lively state of
Finnish migrant study in all three countries."
KEIL, HARTMUT and JENTZ, JOHN B., eds. German Workers in
Industrial Chicago, 1850-1910: A Comparative Perspective.
DeKalb, Illinois, 1983. 252 pp.
Thirteen essays focusing on how German workers shaped the
American labor movement.
KOSTIAINEN, AUVO. The Forging of Finnish-American Communism.
Turku, 1978. 225 pp.
A study in ethnic radicalism.
LANTZ, MONICA, ed. Emigrantvisor. Stockholm, 1981. 144 pp.
A selection of songs which "deal with the emigration
to North America during the second half of
the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century."
LARSEN, ARTHUR C. Next Year will be Better. Sioux Falls,
South Dakota, 1980. 200 pp.
Life in a Danish rural community in northeastern Montana during
the years 1908-1922.
LARSEN, ULLA M. En kvantitativ undersögelse af udvandringen
fra Danmark til USA 1870-1913. Odense, Denmark, 1979. 157
"An econometric study of emigration from Denmark to the
LOFGREN, JOHN Z. The American Swedish Institute. Minneapolis,
A booklet with text and pictures about the institute and its
mansion in Minneapolis.
LOKEN, GULBRAND. From Fjord to Frontier: A History of the
Norwegians in Canada. Toronto,
1980. 264 pp.
LOVOLL, ODD S. Det løfterike landet. Oslo, 1983. 230
"A major contribution to the history of Norwegian emigration
and of Norwegians in North
LOVOLL, ODD S., ed. Norwegian-American Studies, Vol. 29.
Northfield, Minnesota, 1983. 402 pp.
Published by the Norwegian-American Historical Association.
The contents are listed individually by authors in the following
section on articles. "Seven of the twelve essays in the
present collection are devoted to the Norwegian background,
based on investigation of local communities throughout Norway."
LOVOLL, ODD S. The Promise of America. Minneapolis, 1984.
English version of Det løfterike lander.
LOWITT, RICHARD, ed. Journal of a Tamed Bureaucrat: Nils
A. Olsen and the B A E, 1925-1935.
Ames, Iowa, 1980. viii, 245 pp.
A native of Illinois of Norwegian ancestry, Olsen joined the
Bureau of Agricultural Economics in 1923 and in 1928 became
MAC HAFFIE, INGEBORG NIELSEN. Danish in Portland, 1882-1982.
Tigard, Oregon, 1983. 287 pp.
MCCORMICK, R. ALLEN, ed. Germans in America: Aspects of German-American
Relations in the Nineteenth Century. New York, 1983. 203 pp.
MOLLER, ARVID. Høvding Herman. Fortellingen om Herman
Smith-Johannsen. Oslo, 1980. 150 pp.
Norwegian pioneer in skiing in the United States and Canada.
MOLTMANN, GÜNTER, ed. Germans to America: 300 Years
of Imigration, 1683-1983. Stuttgart,
1982. 192 pp.
MOORE, DEBORAH. B'nai B'rith and the Challenge of Ethnic
Leadership. Albany, New York, 1981.
xvi, 288 pp.
"B'nai B'rith is the oldest secular Jewish organization
in the United States and as such is as diverse as American
MØRCK, GEORGE HJALMAR. My American Roots. 3rd edition.Oslo,
1983. 113 pp.
NAG, MARTIN. Det indre lys. Strand-kvekerne --- deres nærmiljø
i Ryfylke og i Amerika. Foreword by Wilhelm Aarek. Ås,
Norway, 1983. 506 pp.
History of the Quakers from Strand in Ryfylke, Norway, both
there and in America.
NERGÅRD, LARS. Utvandrarhistorie frå Rindal.
Rindal, Norway, 1977. 127 pp.
History of immigration from the community of Rindal in Trøndelag,
OLSON, J. S. The Ethnic Dimension in American History. New
York, 1979. xxv, 440 pp.
"Olson has included not only the familiar immigrant groups
in his analysis, but also those -- Africans, Mexicans, and
native Americans -- who have been incorporated into the American
population by conquest and three."
OLSON, MORGAN A., trans. Rollin Olson, Civil War Letters.
Minneapolis, 1981 (?). 161 pp.
Letters written by a member of the 15th Wisconsin Regiment,
"The Norwegian Regiment," translated by his grandson.
OLSON, NELS. Time in Many Places: Wood Has Been Kind to Me.
St. Cloud, Minnesota, 1980. 206
The autobiography of a Norwegian immigrant whose work as lumberjack,
mill worker, boat builder, and general carpenter took him
to many places in Wisconsin and Michigan. "Olson's story
is one of regional interest, told in a comfortable style."
OLSSON, NILS WILLIAM. Swedish Passenger Arrivals in U.S.
Ports, 1820-1850 (except New York). St. Paul, Minnesota, 1979.
This volume supplements the author's earlier work: Swedish
Passenger Arrivals in New York,
OUDENSTAD, HALVARD. Utvandringen til Amerika fra Biri, Snertingdal,
Vardal, Gjøvik 1846-1915. Gjøvik, Norway, 1982.
viii, 599 pp.
Immigration from communities along the western shore of Lake
Mjøsa in Norway.
PAP, LEO. The Portuguese-Americans. Boston, 1981. 300 pp.
PINZKE, NANCY LINDBERG. Faces of Utopia: A Bishop Hill Family
Album. Bishop Hill, Illinois,
1983 (?). 48 pp.
This album brings us face to face with members of the famous
Swedish Utopian community at Bishop Hill, Illinois.
RILEY, GLENDA. Frontierswomen, the Iowa Experience. Ames,
Iowa, 1981. 210 pp.
"Professor Riley attempts to make some sense of immigrator
and black women's frontier lives."
RØLVAAG, O. E. Peder Victorious: A Tale of the Pioneers:
Twenty Years Later. Lincoln, Nebraska,
1982. vii, 325 pp.
ROSENDAHL, PETER J. Han Ola og han Per. Edited by Joan N.
Buckley and Einar Haugen. Oslo,
1984. 165 pp.
Distributed in the United States by the Norwegian-American
ROSENSTAND, HOLGER. From the Land of the Great Lakes: Pioneer
Days in Michigan. Des Moines, Iowa, 1981. 118 pp. Translated
by Rev. Willard R. Garred.
The experiences and observations of a Danish Lutheran pastor
in the Great Lakes area during the 1870s.
Scandinavia Today Minnesota. Minneapolis, .1983. 218 pp.
This special issue of Twin Cities magazine (5:8, 1982/1983),
published in connection with the
year-long "Scandinavia Today" events of 1982-1983,
contains "articles on Scandinavian cultural and intellectual
life as well as historical material on the Nordic presence
in the Midwest."
SELLER, MAXINE, ed. Immigrant Women. Philadelphia, 1981.
x, 347 pp.
"A comprehensive and wide-ranging anthology of works
by and about immigrant women."
SEYERSTAD, PER E. From Norwegian Romantic to American Realist:
Studies in the Life and Writings of Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen.
Foreword by Mare Ratner and eight essays by Boyesen. Oslo,
1984. 192 pp.
SJURSEN, JOHN ALFRED. Utvandrerne fra Vossestrand 1843-1926.
Etterkommere i U.S.A., slektninger i Norge. Bergen, 1980.
3 vols., 54, 32, 37 pp.
Immigrants from Vossestrand, Norway, their descendants in
America, and their relatives in Norway.
SKARKEBUD, OSKAR. Amerikaminner: fra skogen, prærien
og nybyggerlivet 1904-1912. Gjøvik,
Norway, 1983. 203 pp.
Reminiscences of an immigrant who returned to Norway.
SKOUEN, ARNE. Sigrid Undset skriver hjem. En vandring gjennom
emigrantårene i Amerika. Oslo,
1982. 149 pp.
Letters written from America by the renowned Norwegian novelist.
SOWELL, THOMAS. Ethnic America: A History. New York, 1981.
SPEISMAN, S. A. The Jews of Toronto. Toronto, 1980. iv, 380
"Between 1881 and 1931 Toronto's Jewish population increased
from 534 to 45,305; even more significant was the growlng
religious and ethnic diversity within the Jewish community."
STAFFORD, KATE and NAESS, HARALD, trans, and eds. On Both
Sides of the Ocean: A Part of Per
Hagen's Journey. Northfield, Minnesota, 1984.70 pp.
Volume 10 of the Norwegian-American Historical Association's
Travel and Description Series. "Though assuming the format
of a historical novel, the narrative has an authentic quality,
casting light on social conditions both in Norway and among
Norwegian immigrants in America."
STRØM, ELIN and HERVIG, WENCHE. Reisen til Amerika.
Oslo, 1984.80 pp.
English edition is titled Norwegians in America.
STUHAUG, OMMUND G. m. En nordmann blir amerikaner. For-tellingen
om en norsk bondegutt som emigrerte til Amerika og fant sin
livsførsel der, men som aldri kan glemme Norge. New
York, 1976. 159 pp.
Life story of a Norwegian Farm boy who immigrated to the United
SUTHERLAND, D. E. Americans and their Servants: Domestic
Service in the United States from 1800 to 1920. Baton Rouge,
Louisiana, 1981. 229 pp.
Irish, German, and Scandinavian immigrants provided a large
percentage of domestic servants during the period covered.
SYVERSEN, ODD MAGNAR. Norge i Texas. Et bidrag til norsk
emigrasjonshistorie. Part I by Odd
Magnar Syversen, part II by Derwood Johnson and Odd Magnar
Syversen. Stange, Norway, 1982.
History of Norwegian immigration to Texas, 1835-1900, with
chronological listing and biographical sketches of immigrants.
VEIRS, KRISTINA, ed. Nordic Heritage Northwest. Seattle,
1982. 159 pp. Photographs by Scotty Sapiro and text by Nancy
WHALBERG, GERON g. Wagon Trails. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan,
1980. 68 pp.
The author, who came to Canada from Sweden in 1905 at the
age of two, seeks to give "a glimpse of pioneer life
in rural Saskatchewan.''
WUST, KLAUS and MOOS, HEINZ. Three Hundred Years of German
Immigrants in North America. Baltimore, 1983. 185 pp.
ALMQUIST, STEN. "Johan Frederik Tenggren: Soldier, Poet,
Gold-miner." Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 33:241-265
(1982). Translated by J. E. Norton and H. A. Barton.
ANDERSON, MRS. BERTHA J. "The Life Story of Mrs. Bertha
Josephsen Anderson." The Bridge, 6,
Memories of pioneering in Montana and North Dakota, 1889-1907.
ANDERSON, ODIN W. "The Lynching of Hans Jakob Olson,
1889: The Story of a Norwegian-American Crime." Norwegian-American
Studies, 29:159-184 (1983).
ANGIER, KATE. "Artist Floyd Johnson -- A Viking's Vision."
Sons of Norway Viking, 81:38-42
A well-known Norwegian-American artist who "expresses
his Scandinavian background through painting" though
ARESTAD, SVERRE. "Sigbj0rn Obstfelder and America."
Norwe-gian-American Studies, 29:253-292 (1983).
The experiences of a famous Norwegian poet in America as revealed
in letters to his brother, 1890-1892.
BACKLUND, OSCAR J. "Childhood Dreams and Youthful Visions.''
Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 34:49-69 (1983). Translated
by C. George Ericson.
Reminiscences of a prominent Swedish-American pastor, poet,
BAILY, S. L. "The Adjustment of Italian Immigrants in
Buenos Aires and New York." American Historical Review,
88:281-305 (April, 1983).
BARSTAD, JOHANNA. "Aslak O. Lie og boken hans."
Norvegica, January 1, 1983, 109-128.
BEATTY, WM. K. "Christian Fenger, An Embodiment of Truth."
The Bridge, 6,1:95-123 (1983).
Christian Fenger (1840-1902) was a Danish-born and educated
surgeon who came to Chicago in 1877 and made his name as a
BEIJBOM, ULF. "Emigration Historians and Immigration
Research in Sweden." Swedish-American Historical Quarterly,
BEIJBOM, ULF.. "Swedish-American Migration Research:
Its Standing Today and Perspectives for Tomorrow." Swedish-American
Historical Quarterly, 34:153-170 (1983).
BENGTSON, BENNIE. "A Giant in the Earth: Ole Rølvaag
-- the Outstanding Immigrant Novelist." Sons of Norway
Viking, 81:50-52 (1984).
BLAGEN, NILS J. "A Short History of the Life of N. J.
The Bridge, 6, 2:46-78 (1982).
Autobiographical sketch of a prominent Danish-American architect
who helped to build the cities, industries, and transportation
systems of Oregon and Washington one hundred years ago.
"A Brief Survey of Scandinavian Studies in the U.S."
Scandinavian Review, 70:86-94 (September,
CHRISTIANSON, J. R. "Scandinavia and the Prairie School:
Chicago Landscape Artist Jens Jensen." The Bridge, 5,2:5-18
Jens Jensen (1860-1951) came from Denmark to Chicago in 1886
and soon became a leading member of the "Prairie School"
as artist, architect, and city planner.
CLAUSEN, C. A. "Some Recent Publications." Norwegian-American
Studies, 29:359-378 (1983).
A compilation of books and articles published largely during
the years 1978-1982 dealing with immigration history.
DOKKEN, LABS OLSEN. "Borgerkrigen Brevene." Hallingen,
March, 1982, 16-20.
Two Civil War letters. Other Civil War letters by Dokken appear
in Hallingen, December, 1982, and March, 1983.
DVERGSDAL, LEIV H. "Emigration from Sunnfjord to America
Prior to 1885." Norwegian-American Studies, 29:127-158
(1983). Translated by C. A. Clausen.
ENGEN, ARNFINN. "Emigration from Dovre, 1865-1914."
Norwegian-American Studies, 29:210-252 (1983). Translated
by C. A. Clausen.
ERICKSON, ROLF H. "Chicago for 75 år siden: Nordmennenes
nest største by." Nordmanns-Forbundet, 131-133
A survey of the history of the Norwegian colony in Chicago,
"the second largest Norwegian city."
FARR, W. E. "Germans in Montana Gold Camps: Two Views."
Montana Magazine of History, 32:58-73 (Autumn, 1982).
FIRMAN, AXEL. "Two Swedes in the California Goldfields:
Allvar Kullgren and Carl August Modh, 1850-1856." Swedish-American
Historical Quarterly, 34:102-130 (1983).
FLATIN, KJETIL. "Det norske Amerika og norsk kulturpolitikk."
Nordmanns-Forbundet, 73-77 (3,
A historical survey of Norwegian official interest -- or lack
of it -- in Norwegian-American matters.
FRIIS, ERIK J. "The Scandinavian of the Month."
Scandinavian- American Bulletin, 28:10-11
Martin Allwood, who through his many writings and translations
has done much to further cultural communications between the
English-speaking and the Scandinavian-speaking worlds.
FRIIS, ERIK J. "The Scandinavian of the Month."
Scandinavian-American Bulletin, 28:10012 (May,
Donald V. Mehus, a well-known Norwegian-American educator,
author, and journalist.
GARNAAS, TOLLOF B. "Reminiscences of Early Pioneer Days."
Hallingen, June, 1983, 8-10.
GIBSON, LOIS L. "Sanderson-Mehus: Unto a New Land."
Hallingen, December, 1983, 21-27.
History of two Halling families in America.
GILMAN, RHODA R. "A Land of Migrants." Roots, 12:3-19
A survey of immigration to Minnesota.
HALE, FREDERICK. "The Americanization of a Danish Immigrant
in Wisconsin, 1847-1872." Wisconsin Magazine of History,
64:202-215 (Spring, 1981).
The experiences of Andreas Frederiksen Herslev as revealed
in his correspondence.
HALLDIN, DAVID. "Pioneering in Alberta's Peace River
Country." Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 33:43-61
HAMRE, JAMES S. "Norwegian Immigrants Respond to the
'Common' School: A Case Study of American Values and the Lutheran
Tradition." Church History, 50:302-315 (September, 1981).
HIGHAM, JOHN. "Integrating America: The Problem of Assimilation
in the Nineteenth Century." Journal of American Ethnic
History, 1:7-25 (Fall, 1981).
"Home of the Pioneers." The Norseman, 40-41 (2,
The parsonage at Snåsa in North Trøndelag was
the childhood home of two prominent Norwegian-American immigrants:
Ole Rynning, author of the influential book, True Account
of America, and Bernt Julius Muus, founder of St. Olaf College
in Northfield, Minnesota.
"I Skied Better 100 Years Ago." The Norseman, 54
A biographical sketch of Herman Smith-Johannsen, age 108,
who helped popularize skiing in Canada.
JACOBSON, CHARLOTTE. "Index to Volumes 1-29 of Norwegian-American
Studies." Norwegian-American Studies, 29: 380-401 (1983).
JANSSEN, VIVEKA K. "Swedish Settlement in Alberta, 1890-1930."
Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 33:111-123 (1982).
JORGENSEN, OLE. "Adolf Gundersen og hans sønner."
Nordmanns-Forbundet, 90-93 (3, 1982).
The founders of the famous Gundersen Clinic in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
KAVLEMARK, ANNA-SOFIE. "Utvandring och självständighet:
några synspunkter på den kvinnliga emigrasjonen
från Sverige." Historisk tidskrift, 140-174 (2,
"Emigration and emancipation. Some views on the emigration
of women from Sweden."
KEILLOR, S. J. "A Country Editor in Polities: Hjalmar
Petersen, Minnesota Governor." Minnesota History, 48:283-294
KJAR, IVER and LARSEN, MOGENS B. "Danish in Dakota."
The Bridge, 6,1:5-19 (1983).
"Analysis of specific Danish-American communities as
part of a general description of the linguistic development
of Danish immigrants in the United States."
KJARTANSSON, H. S. "Emigration Fares and Emigration
from Iceland to North America, 1874-1893." Scandinavian
Economic History Review, 28:55-71 (1980).
KLEIN, HERBERT S. "The Integration of Italian Immigrants
into the United States and Argentina: A Comparative Analysis."
American Historical Review, 88:306-346 (April, 1983).
These pages also contain comments by Jorge Balan, J. D. Gould,
and Tulio Halperin-Donghi.
LARSEN, ULLA M. "A Quantitative Study of Emigration
from Denmark to the United States, 1870-1913." Scandinavian
Economic History Review, 30:101-128 (1982).
LARSSON, EVERT A. "Lidköping to Lindsborg: Reminiscences,
1924-1929." Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 33:84-110
These reminiscences of a young Swedish immigrant are continued
in the following issue of the Swedish-American Historical
Quarterly, pp. 183-206.
LJUNGMARK, LARS. "Canada's Campaign for Scandinavian
Immigration 1873-1876." Swedish-American Historical Quarterly,
MAMEN, H. CHR. "Misjon og emigrasjon. Tema belyst ved
his-torien om norsk utvandring til Amerika," in Misjonskall
og forskerglede (Oslo, 1975), 138-152.
A study of the Norwegian Missionary Society's influence in
motivating Norwegian pastors to minister to Norwegian immigrants
MAWE, CARL-ERIK. "Svenskkolonier i Alaska." Bryggan,
This article concerning Swedish settlements in Alaska is continued
in the following issue of Bryggan, 13,3:73-80 (1981).
NELSON, PEDER H. "Hans Andersen Foss." Ringerike,
Biographical sketch of the popular Norwegian-American author
of Husmandsgutten and other novels.
NELSON, PEDER H. "Sagaskriveren O. S. Johnson."
Western Viking, March 6, 1981.
Johnson wrote extensively about immigration, especially from
NELSON, SIDSEL THORMODSGAARD. "The History of the Thormodsgaard
June, 1983, 27-31.
The history of a Hailing family in Norway and the United States.
The story is continued in subsequent issues of Hallingen.
"Nils Brandt Served for Seven Decades in Midwest."
Budstikken, 12:20-21 (December, 1981).
Biographical sketch of a noted pastor and professor.
"Norskedalen: 'Wisconsins svar på Maihaugen?'"
Nord-manns-Forbundet, 14-15 (1, 1983). Photographs by Per
An outdoor museum near Coon Valley, Wisconsin, which aims
to recreate a Norwegian pioneer homestead.
OLDEN, ANNA-MARGARETE. "Religiøs forfø1gelse
bak utvandrings-starten." Nordmanns-Forbundet, 138-140
Religious persecution as a motive force behind the first Norwegian
emigration to America, on the ship Restauration in 1825.
ORDAHL, SVERRE. "Emigration from Agder to America, 1890-1915."
Norwegian-American Studies, 29:313-338 (1983). Translated
by C. A. Clausen.
ORR, WILLIAM J. "Rasmus S0rensen and the Beginnings
of Danish Settlement in Wisconsin." Wisconsin Magazine
of History, 65:195-210 (Spring, 1982).
"Rasmus Sørensen is generally acknowledged to
be the first and perhaps most influential promoter of Danish
settlement in the United States."
PATRIAS, CARMELLA. "Hungarian Immigration to Canada
before the Second World War." Polyphony, 2:17-44 (1979-1980).
"Preserving a Musical Heritage: The Hardanger Fiddle
Association of America." The Norseman, 163-165 (5/6,
The Association was launched at a meeting June 18, 1983, at
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. The Hardanger fiddle is often referred
to as "the national folk instrument of Norway."
QUACKENBUSH, MICHELLE and SYLVESTER, LORNA, eds. "Letter
of Jacob Schramm in Indiana to Karl Zimmer-mann in Germany,
1842." Indiana Magazine of History, 77:268-287 (September,
1981). Translated by Julie Simonton.
A letter discouraging emigration to America.
REITZ, J. and ASHTON, MARGARET. "Ukranian Language and
Identity in Urban Canada." Canadian Ethnic Studies, 12,2:33-54
RUNDBLOM, HARALD. "The Swedes in Canada: A Study of
Low Ethnic Consciousness." Swedish-American Historical
Quarterly, 33:4-20 (1982).
SANDELL, STEPHEN. "Digging deeper, branching out."
Roots, 12:33-39 (Fall, 1983).
A guide to primary and secondary sources for the study of
immigration to Minnesota.
SANNER, EGIL KR. "Utvandringen til Canada." Nordmanns-Forbundet,
102-104 (3, 1982).
The article is largely based on Gulbrand Loken's book, From
Fjord to Frontier: A History of the Norwegian's in Canada.
SEIDEL, JOAN. "Minnesota's Newest Immigrants."
Roots, 12:20-29 (Fall, 1983).
Immigrants from Southeast Asia and their life in Minnesota.
SEMMINGSEN, INGRID. "Haugeans, Rappites, and the Emigration
of 1825." Norwegian-American Studies, 29:3-42 (1983).
Translated by C. A. Clausen.
Religious aspects of the earliest Norwegian emigration to
SEMMINGSEN, INGRID. "A Unique Collection of America
Letters in Norway." Swedish-American Historical Quarterly,
35:316-321 (July, 1984).
SEMMINGSEN, INGRID. "Unique Letter Collection."
Sons of Norway Viking, 81:59-61 (1984).
An analysis of sixty-seven America letters written in the
New York area in 1896 but not discovered in Norway until 1981.
STRICKON, ARNOLD and IBARRA, ROBERT A. "The Changing
Dynamics of Ethnicity:
Norwegians and Tobacco in Wisconsin." Ethnic and Racial
Studies, 6:174-195 (April, 1983).
SIMONSON, HAROLD F. "Angst on the Prairie: Reflections
on Immigrants, Rølvaag, and Beret." Norwegian-American
Studies, 29:89-110 (1983).
Beret is the principal female character in Rølvaag's
SJÖBERG, LEIF. "The Early Years of Albin Widén
--- Ordinary or Extraordinary?" Swedish-American Historical
Quarterly, 34:142-152 (1983).
Widen is a prominent author and historian who has written
numerous works dealing with Swedish-American life.
SKAAREN, KJELL ERIK. "Emigration from Brønnøy
and Vik in Helgeland." Norwegian-American Studies, 29:293-312
(1983). Translated by C. A. Clausen.
"Snowshoe Thompson baner vei for Auburn Skielub!"
Nord-manns-Forbundet, 41-42 (2, 1984).
An imposing monument of the famed mail carrier stands near
the museum of the Auburn, California, Ski Club.
STANDAL, RAGNAR. "Emigration from a Fjord District on
Norway's West Coast, 1852-1915." Norwegian-American Studies,
29:185-209 (1983). Translated by C. A. Clausen.
STEEN, ROALD. "Han leder verdens største varehus."
Nord-manns-Forbundet, 10-11 (1, 1984).
Archibald Boe, the son of Norwegian immigrants, is president
of the Sears-Roebuck Company, "the world's largest department
STEEN, ROALD. "Hjalmar Olsen og hans sønner."
Nordmanns-Forbundet, 96-99 (3, 1982).
Hjalmar Olsen and his five sons served with distinction in
the United States Navy.
STEEN, ROALD. "Ivar Giaever og 'tunnel-effekten'."
Nord-manns-Forbundet, 151-153 (5/6, 1983).
Ivar Giaever emigrated from Norway in 1954 and eventually
became connected with General Electric laboratories. In 1973
he shared the Nobel prize for physics.
STEEN, ROALD. "They Came from Norway: Immigrant Senators
and Governors." The Norseman, 8-12 (1, 1982).
SUNDE, RASMUS. "Emigration from the District of Sogn,
1839-1915." Norwegian American Stndies, 29:111-126 (1983).
Translated by C. A. Clausen.
SVALESTUEN, ANDRES A. "Emigration from the Community
of Tinn, 1837-1907: Demographic,
Economic, and Social Background." Norwegian-American
Studies, 29:43-88 (1983). Translated by C. A. Clausen.
SVALESTUEN, ANDRES A. "Reiseruter og reisevilkår
for Telemarks-emigrantene i seilskutetida." Telemark
Historic, 23-53 (3, 1983).
Emigration from Telemark, Norway, during the age of the sailing
SVANOE, HAROLD. "An Old Friend Remembered on his 90th
Birthday." Western Viking, May 18,
A biographical sketch of O. Myking Mehus, educator, author,
civil servant, and Norwegian-American cultural leader.
TEDEBRAND, LARS-GÖRAN, "Strikes and Political Radicalism
in Sweden and Emigration to the United States." Swedish-American
Historical Quarterly, 34:194-210 (1983).
The author's aim here is to consider connections between labor
unrest in Sweden and emigration to the United States.
THELANDER, HULDA E. "The Immigrants' Children."
Swedish- American Historical Quarterly,
The experiences of a second-generation Swedish-American girl.
UHL, ROBERT. "A Painter of Floating Property."
American Heritage, 34:78-85 (April, May, 1983).
The Danish-born painter Antonio Jacobsen was "the most
prolific of all American marine artists."
WEINSTOCK, JOHN. "Sondre Norheim: Folk Hero to Immigrant."
WHAL, PALMA. "The Bizarre Voyage of Niels Haagenson
Rud and Family from Ness, Hallingdal, to Rock Prairie, Wisconsin,
1846." Hallingen, June, 1982, 30-32.
WILSON, ELMER. "A Swede's First Logging Camp."
Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 34:257-280 (1983).
Translated by Henry Axel Persson.
This article describes life in a logging camp in the state
of Washington in the early part of this century.