compiled by Rolf H. Erickson
with Norwegian listings by Helene Pran Grimsvang and Caroline S. Haslund (Volume
33: Page 309)
*The compiler is grateful to Roger D. Sween,
Multitype Library Cooperation Specialist, Library Development
and Services, Minnesota Department of Education, for his assistance
in checking information and for adding a number of items to
BOOKS AND PAMPHLETS
Aavatsmark, O. S. Hans Barlien. En norsk bondefører.
New ed., Steinkjer, Norway, 1987. 172 pp.
Originally appeared in 1954. Hans Barlien,
a Norwegian peasant leader, emigrated to America in 1837.
Alfredson, James B. Newmann: The Pioneer Mentalist.
Glenwood, Illinois, 1989. 88 pp.
Christian Andrew George Naeseth (1880-1952),
also known as C. A. George Newmann, was born near Kenyon,
Minnesota. As “Newmann the Great” he toured the Northwest
and West Coast, and “his show of hypnotism, mentalism, and
‘fun and wonders’ meant first-class entertainment.” Newmann
also claimed to have collected the largest collection of magic
books in the Western hemisphere; he wrote Newmann’s Magical
Allen, James Paul and Eugene James Turner. We the People:
An Atlas of America’s Ethnic Diversity. New York, 1988.
Ethnic settlements in the United States based
on the 1980 census. Those who claimed to be of Danish, Finnish,
Norwegian and Swedish ancestry are included.
And All Our Yesterdays . . . 4: 1989, Spring Valley,
Wisconsin. 114 pp.
Published by the Spring Valley Area chapter
of the Pierce County Historical Association. Contains articles
about Norwegian settlers.
And All Our Yesterdays . . 5: 1990, Spring Valley,
Wisconsin. 71 pp.
Spring Valley and Martell township history
(Pierce county) with an emphasis on local musicians including
an article by Patricia Wiff, “Just Fiddlin’ Around.”
And All Our Yesterdays . . . 6: 1991, Spring Valley,
Wisconsin. 88 pp.
An emphasis on Spring Valley and Gilman township
(Pierce county) history.
Andersen, Arlow W. Rough Road to Glory: The Norwegian-American
Press Speaks out on Public Affairs. 1875-1925. Philadelphia,
1988. 272 pp.
Published by the Balch Institute Press. “A
study of thirty selected Norwegian-American newspapers with
special reference to their editorial positions on public affairs
from 1875 to 1925.”
Anderson, Philip J. and Dag Blanck, eds. Swedish-American
Life in Chicago: Cultural and Urban Aspects of an Immigrant
People. 1850-1930. Urbana, Illinois, 1992. 408 pp.
“A richly variegated picture of the amazingly
vital and varied life of the Swedish community in the capital
of America’s heartland.”
Beidler, Sandra J., comp. Guide to Norwegian Bygdebøker.
Grand Forks, North Dakota, 1989. 78 pp.
The collection of the Norwegian community histories
at the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, is described.
Beito, Gretchen Urnes. Coya Come Home. Studio City,
California. 352 pp.
“A study of the first woman Congress member
from Minnesota, now enjoying restoration to prominence in
Biesanz, Mavis Hiltunen. Helmi Mavis: A Finnish American
Childhood. St. Cloud, Minnesota, 1989. 199 pp.
Memories of growing up in northeastern Minnesota.
Biographical Directory of Clergy, Evangelical Lutheran
Church of America. Minneapolis, 1988. 1498 pp.
Blanck, Dag and Harald Runblom. Swedish Life in American
Cities. Uppsala, 1991. 131 pp.
Four essays on Chicago, Moline, and Rockford,
Illinois; Winnipeg, Manitoba; and two essays on Swedish-American
Bovre, Michael J. and Mary Ellen Christensen. Early Norwegian
Settlers on Koshkonong Prairie 1839 1840 1841. Madison,
Wisconsin, 1989. 31 pp.
Published by the Koshkonong Prairie Historical
Society as the first of a series to celebrate the 150th anniversary
of the arrival of the first Norwegians. Contains biographies,
family recollections and photographs of first settlers.
Bradshaw, Nancy Smith and Frances Huckstep Hamilton. Velkommen
til Norge: A Pictorial History of Norge, Virginia. 1989.
Shortly before the turn of the century, Norwegian-American
Carl M. Berg, a Chesapeake and Ohio land agent, persuaded
fellow Norwegian Americans in the Midwest to move east and
settle in James City, York and New Kent counties; the majority
settled around what is Norge. Illustrated and indexed.
Burton, William L. Melting Pot Soldiers: The Union’s Ethnic
Regiments. Ames, Iowa, 1988. 282 pp.
“Civil War armies mirrored Civil War society.”
German, Irish, Scots, French, and Scandinavian regiments are
Butcher-Younghans, Sherry. The American Swedish Institute:
A Living Heritage. Minneapolis, 1989. 87 pp.
Lives of the Swan Turnblad family, the history of the Institute
and the mansion which houses it as well as descriptions of
Carlsson, Sten. Swedes in North America, 1638-1988: Technical,
Cultural, and Political Achievements. Stockholm, 1988.
“A basic survey of the Swedish presence on
this continent since colonial times, emphasizing occupations,
institutions, and both group and individual accomplishments.”
Chrislock, Carl H. Watchdog of Loyalty. The Minnesota
Commission of Public Safety. St. Paul, 1991. 387 pp.
The Church in New Sweden. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1988.
Studies on the seven Swedish churches of Delaware
in the seventeenth century including a translation by Oliver
K. Olson of four songs sung by the colonists.
Circles of Tradition: Folk Arts in Minnesota. St.
Paul, Minnesota, 1989. 164 pp.
Essays by Willard B. Moore, Marion J. Nelson,
Colleen J. Sheey, Thomas Vennum, Jr., Johannes Riedel and
M. Catherine Daly. 120 black and white photographs, 24 color
photographs, and lists of folk arts and artists.
Cogill, Burgess. When God Was an Atheist Sailor: Memories
of a Childhood at Sea. 1902-1910. New York, 1990. 190
“A Denmark-born naturalized American, A. H.
Sorensen, captained sailing ships out of San Francisco for
a quarter of a century.” His family accompanied him on many
of the voyages. This memoir is by his eldest daughter.
Cole, Wayne W. Norway and the United States, 1905-1955:
Two Democracies in Peace and War. Ames, Iowa, 1989. 221
“Designed to be a brief overview and introduction
to this aspect of American foreign relations, the book is
centered on the changes wrought in the two countries by two
world wars and the beginnings of the Cold War. Three appendixes
list the various heads of state and ambassadors between the
two countries for the period, which began with Norway’s separation
Dahlgren, Stellan and Hans Norman. The Rise and Fall of
New Sweden: Governor Johan Risingh’s Journal 1654-1655 In
Its Historical Context. Stockholm, 1988. 303 pp.
Published as Vol. 27 of the series “Acta Bibliothecae
R. Universitatis Upsaliensis.”
Directory of Scandinavian Studies in North America.
Edited by Robert B. Kvavik, Faith Ingwersen, Niels Ingwersen,
and John Logue. Madison, Wisconsin, 1989. 280 pp.
Published for the Society for the Advancement
of Scandinavian Study. “Lists over 500 individuals in North
America engaged in teaching and research on Scandinavia.”
Eckstein, Neil T. The Marginal Man as Novelist: The Norwegian-American
Writers, H. H. Boyesen and O. E. Rølvaag, as Critics
of American Institutions. New York, 1990. 203 pp.
Published as part of Garland Publishing’s European
Immigrants and American Society series. A chapter on Thorstein
Veblen as a “marginal man” is included.
Edelman, Hendrik. The Dutch Language Press in America:
Two Centuries of Printing, Publishing and Bookselling.
Nieuwkoop, The Netherlands, 1986. 201 pp.
“A survey of the foreign press in America and
a general description of the Dutch in America. There then
follow capsule accounts of the Dutch press divided into six
chronological periods, namely colonial, new immigrant settlements,
1865-1890, 1890-1910, 1910-1939, and 1940-1948.”
Eklund, Emmet E. His Name was Jonas: A Biography of Jonas
Swensson. Rock Island, Illinois, 1988. 176 pp.
Jonas Swensson, a pastor who emigrated to the
U.S. in 1856, became a central figure in the formation of
the Augustana Synod.
Essays on Norwegian-American Literature and History: Volume
II. Øyvind T. Gulliksen, Ingeborg R. Kongslien,
and Dina Tolfsby, eds. Oslo, 1990. 216 pp.
Published by the NAHA-Norway. Seventeen papers
given at the Norwegian-American Studies Seminar held in Hamar
June 26-29, 1989. The contents are listed individually by
authors in the following section on articles.
Ferguson, Robert. Enigma: The Life of Knut Hamsun.
New York, 1987. 453 pp.
Norwegian Nobel prize winner in literature
who lived for a time in the United States.
Fiske, Arland O. The Scandinavian Spirit. Minot, North
Dakota, 1989. 232 pp.
Essays on Scandinavian culture as well as immigration.
Folstad, Ardis Bakke. Vi hadde det godt her. Menominee,
Wisconsin, 1987. 135 pp.
We had it good here. “A narrative account of
pioneer experiences by a Norwegian family in Dunn county,
Gjersvik, Martin. De som dro fra Karmøy til America
= Those Who Went from Karmøy to America. Åkrehamn,
Norway, 1984. 126 pp.
Parallel Norwegian and English texts.
Goesslelman, Rosella, trans. Letters Written to Helge
Gundersen Skare and Others From Friends & Relatives in
America. Np., 1988. 45 pp.
Published by the Sigdalslag. The letters cover
the period 1840 to 1871 written in America to the family in
Gudmundson, Wayne. Testaments in Wood: Finnish Log Structures
at Embarrass, Minnesota. St. Paul, Minnesota, 1991. 83
Contains 45 photographs.
Hackly, Lloyd C. The Wooden-Shoe People: The Story of
the Real Karl Oskar and Kristina. Minneapolis, 1986. 92
Illustrated history of the first Swedish settlement
in Minnesota with chapters on early arrivals, founders, and
memoirs and documents.
Hallaråker, Peter. The Nynorsk Language in the United
States. Oslo, Norway, 1991. 164 pp.
Hansen, Thorvald, comp. Danish Immigrant Archival Listing:
A Guide to Source Materials Related to the Danish Immigrant
in America to be Found in Repositories in the United States,
Canada, and Denmark. Des Moines, Iowa, 1988. 300 pp.
Listings from about 150 repositories of materials
related to the Danish immigrant.
Haraldsø, Brynjar. Slaveridebatten i Den norske
synode. En undersøkelse av slaveridebatten i Den norske
synode i USA i 1860-årene med særlig vekt på
debattens kirkelig-teologiske aspekter. Oslo, 1988. 477
The slavery debate in the Norwegian Synod in
the United States in the 1860s with emphasis on the debate’s
theological aspects within the church.
Haugen, Einar. Immigrant Idealist: A Literary Biography
of Waldemar Ager. Northfield, Minnesota, 1989. 183 pp.
Published as number 7 of the NAHA Author Series.
“Waldemar Ager, as editor and author, was one of the most
original and influential men of letters among Norwegian Americans.”
Dedicated to Clarence Clausen and Clarence Kilde.
Hauger, Torill Thorstad and Odd S. Lovoll. Den store Chicagoreisen.
Oslo, 1988. 95 pp.
A family from Norway emigrates to Chicago.
A fictionalized, but historically accurate, account centered
on Norwegian immigrants who moved to Chicago at the time of
the Columbian Exposition in 1893. Hauger is responsible for
the fictional part of the book while Lovoll presents facts
and historical perspectives.
Helgesen, Ole. Ole Helgesens dagbok/Ole Helgesen’s Diary
1872-1878/Tinn, Telemark/Calmar, Iowa. Edited by Øyvind
Tveitereid Gulliksen. Bø, Telemark . 250 pp.
An emigrant teacher from Tinn, Telemark, settled
in Calmar, Iowa, and kept a diary. English summary.
Helleland, Botolv, ed. Norsk språk i Amerika/Norwegian
Language in America. Oslo, 1991. 232 pp. Vol III of the
Norwegian-American Historical Association chapter in Norway.
Hill, Dennis Auburn. Norwegian Local History: A Bibliography
of Material in the Collections of the Memorial Library, University
of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison, Wisconsin, 1989. xiii,
“The largest collection of its kind in North
America, the material includes ‘bygdebøker’ . . . as
well as compendia, directories, anniversary volumes, publications
of local history societies and traditional historical works
totaling around 1300 titles.”
Hoerder, Dirk, ed. The Immigrant Labor Press in North
America, 1840s-1970s: An Annotated Bibliography. Westport,
Connecticut, 1987. 3 vols.
Bibliographies and indexes in American History,
no. 8, published by Greenwood Press. Volume 1 deals with newspapers
published by immigrants from Northern Europe panes, Swedes,
Norwegians, Finns, and Icelanders), introductory material
explaining the background and procedures of the project, and
an essay by Hoerder analyzing overall immigration patterns
and the development and role of the immigrant labor press.
Hoflund, Charles J. Getting Ahead: A Swedish Immigrant’s
Reminiscences, 1834-1887. Edited by H. Arnold Barton.
Carbondale, Illinois, 1989. 127 pp.
An immigrant from Djursdala Parish, Sweden,
describes his home in Sweden, the journey and life in Illinois,
Wisconsin and Nebraska from 1850.
Horton, Myles. An Autobiography by Myles Horton, with
Judith Kohl and Herbert Kohl. Preface by Bill Moyers.
New York, 1990. 231 pp.
Horton (1905-1990) founded the Highlander Folk
School in Monteagle, Tennessee, on Danish folk school models
which he studied in Denmark. “It may well be that Grundtvig’s
educational ideas have found their most effective expression
in this country through the efforts of Myles Horton.”
Huseboe, Arthur R. and Sandra Looney, eds. Growing Up
in Siouxland. Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1989. 74 pp.
Contains essays “about real and fictional children
who lived in Siouxland during the pioneering era” including
an essay by Solveig Zempel, “The Bi-Cultural World of Norwegian
American Children in Immigrant Literature and Letters.”
Huseboe, Arthur R. An Illustrated History of the Arts
in South Dakota. With a section on Sioux Indian arts by
Arthur Amiotte. Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1989. 396 pp.
Contains chapters on the Borgund stave church
replica in Sioux Falls; the Grieg Male Chorus, Canton; Norwegian
immigrant fiddler Jarle Foss of Scotland, South Dakota; Solon
Borglum, Gutzum Borglum (and Mount Rushmore); and Ole Rølvaag.
Jarvenpa, Aili and Michael G. Karni, eds. Graphics by Oili
Mäki. Sampo: the Magic Mill: A Collection of Finnish-American
Writing. Minneapolis, 1989. 406 pp.
“Contains poetry, short fiction, personal essays,
memoirs, and translations that reflect the experiences of
Finnish immigrants and subsequent generations.”
Johnson, Eva Marie. I Too Shall Wear Purple. New York,
1987. 288 pp.
Danish Americans in Brush, Colorado.
Johnson, Hank. The Corporate Dream: Making It Big In Business.
New York, 1990. 218 pp.
Johnson, born in Humboldt Park, Chicago, of
Norwegian immigrants became “the man who turned Spiegel into
the nation’s #1 catalog.” He briefly credits his parents for
the values they gave him.
Johnson, William A. O Boundless Salvation. New York,
1988. 130 pp.
“Traces the development of the Scandinavian
Salvation Army from its beginnings in Brooklyn in 1887 up
to 1965 when the Nordic branch of the Army was merged into
the American Salvation Army.”
Jonassen, Astrid Rye and Dina Tolfsby, comps. The Norseman.
Forfatter-register og emne register 1964-1988. Oslo, 1989.
Subject, author and titles in one index for
1964-1986; separate subject and author indexes for 1987-1988.
Jordan, Terry G. and Matti Kaups. The American Backwoods
Frontier: An Ethnic and Ecological Interpretation. Baltimore,
Maryland, 1989. xii, 340 pp.
An anthropological study of Finnish-American
contributions to the Delaware River region in New Jersey.
Jørgensen, Steffen Elmer, Lars Scheving, and Niels
Peter Stilling, eds. From Scandinavia to America: Proceedings
from a Conference held at G[amme]l, Holtegaard. Odense,
Denmark, 1987. 377 pp.
Twenty-one papers arranged under headings:
The Danish Background; The Emigration Traffic; Scandinavian
Settlement and Assimilation in the Mid-West; and Communication.
Karni, Michael G., Olavi Koivukangas, and Edward W. Lame,
eds. Finns in North America: Proceedings of Finn Forum
III 5-8 September 1984; Turku, Finland. Turku, Finland,
1988. xi, 528 pp.
Keil, Hartmut and John B. Jentz, eds. German Workers in
Chicago: A Documentary History of Working-Class Culture from
1850 to World War I. Urbana, Illinois, 1988. 427 pp.
An anthology of diverse documents including
excerpts from books, official reports, and letters from immigrants
to relatives in Germany. “German immigrants transmitted to
America a number of traditions which decisively affected the
development of the American labor movement.”
Kivisto, Peter and Dag Blanck, eds. American Immigrants
and Their Generations: Studies and Commentaries on the Hansen
Thesis After Fifty Years. Urbana, Illinois, 1990. 222
Nine papers given at a conference held at Augustana
College in Rock Island, Illinois, in April 1987 by John Higham,
Thomas J. Archdeacon, Moses Rischin, Philip Gleason, Nathan
Glazer, H. Arnold Barton, Victor Greene and Fred Matthews
with an introductory essay by Peter Kivisto, “Ethnicity and
the Problem of Generations in American History.”
Kivisto, Peter, ed. The Ethnic Enigma: the Salience of
Ethnicity for European-Origin Groups. Philadelphia, 1989.
Seven essays about Americans from Italy, Hungary,
Finland, Croatia, Greece, Sweden and the Netherlands as well
as an essay, “Overview: Thinking about Ethnicity,” by the
Kjelland, Arnfinn, comp. Emigranter fra Lesja 1853-1949.
Lesja, Norway, 1989. 282 pp.
“A computer printout of the 2,292 persons who
emigrated from the region of Lesja.”
Kongslien, Ingeborg R. Draumen om fridom og jord.
Oslo, 1989. 314 pp.
The dream about freedom and land. An examination
of the novels of Johan Boyer, O. E. Rølvaag, Vilhelm
Moberg and Alfred Hauge. Figures in the novels “pursued a
common dream of freedom with social, religious and material
implications . . . land became a major symbol for the freedoms
Lagerquist, L. DeAne. From Our Mothers’ Arms: A History
of Women in the American Lutheran Church. Foreword by
Martin E. Marty. Minneapolis, 1987. 221 pp.
Lagerquist, L. DeAne. In America the Men Milk the Cows:
Factors of Gender, Ethnicity, and Religion in the Americanization
of Norwegian-American Women. Preface by Martin E. Marty.
Brooklyn, New York, 1991. 255 pp.
Larsen, Eric. An American Memory. Chapel Hill, North
Carolina, 1988. 240 pp.
“A poetic evocation of the external and interior
landscapes of the American Midwest, as they are explored by
the members of one family (descendants of Norwegian pioneers
who settled in Minnesota) over the course of three generations
- from the 1 800s to the present.” The novel is the winner
of the 1988 Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize.
Larsson, Gunnila and Eva Tedenmyr. Foreword by H. Arnold
Barton. Svenskt tryck i Nordamerika: katalog over Tell
G. Dahllöfs samling: Swedish-American Imprints: A Catalogue
of the Tell G. Dahllöf Collection. Stockholm, 1988.
The collection of 10,000 volumes collected
by Dahllöf has been acquired by the University of Minnesota.
Entries are arranged by subjects with headings in English.
Leclaire Centennial 1890-1990: the Historic Cooperative
Village of Leclaire: Edwardsville, Illinois by Robert
and Mary Blain. Edwardsville, Illinois, 1990. 61 pp.
Nelson Oliver Nelson (1844-1922) of Lillesand,
Norway, established the N. O. Nelson Manufacturing Company
and a model industrial village in southern Illinois.
Lindquist, Emory. G. N. Malm: A Swedish Immigrant’s Varied
Career. Lindsborg, Kansas, 1989. 225 pp.
The story of Gustav Nathanial “Nat” Malm (1868-1928),
an early Swedish-American leader in Lindsborg. He was author,
artist, entrepreneur and a civic and community leader. Contains
essays by Nils Hasselmo, Vernon Holm, and Dorothy Burton Skårdal
as well as a short story by Malm translated by Bertil Van
Lovoll, Odd S., ed. Norwegian-American Studies, Vol. 32.
Northfield, Minnesota, 1989. 297 pp.
Published by the Norwegian-American Historical
Association and dedicated to the memory of Carlton C. Qualey.
The contents are listed individually by authors in the following
section on articles.
Luebke, Frederick C. Germans in the New World: Essays
in the History of Immigration. Urbana, Illinois, 1990.
Ten essays, eight of which are reprints of
articles published earlier. The ninth, “Turnerism, Social
History and the Historiography of European Ethnic Groups in
the United States,” and the tenth, “Three Centuries of Germans
in America,” are new. One conclusion: “Behaviors and attitudes
rooted in German ethnicity remained. Unidentified or submerged,
they move silently into the behaviors and attitudes of middle-class
America, especially in the states of the Midwest from Ohio
west to the Great Plains.”
Lyneborg, Elisabeth. The Daring Dane: The Dream of Peter
Lassen, the Man from Farum. New York, 1988. 122 pp.
A novel based on the life of a Danish immigrant
who pioneered in California.
Martin, Philip. Rosemaling of the Upper Midwest: A Story
of Region & Revival. Mount Horeb, Wisconsin, 1989.
The curator of the Wisconsin Folk Museum in
Mount Horeb has “focused on key aspects of rosemaling as practiced
in this country.”
Matteson, Jean M. and Edith M. Matteson. Blossoms of the
Prairie: The History of the Danish Lutheran Churches in Nebraska.
Introduction by Donald K. Watkins. Editor, part II, Otto G.
Hoiberg. Lincoln, Nebraska, 1988. 247 pp.
“Comprehensive history of Danish Lutherans
in Nebraska in the context of the settlement of the Great
McDonald, Julie Jensen. Nils Discovers America: Adventures
with Erik. Illustrated by Norma Wangsness. Iowa City,
Iowa, 1990. 94 pp.
A children’s book in which the nisse Nils and
young Erik together visit Vesterheim in Decorah, Iowa, Disney
World, the Chapel in the Hills at Rapid City, South Dakota,
the Norsk Høstfest in Minot, North Dakota, and Little
Norway at Blue Mounds, Wisconsin.
McNab, Nora Stangland. The Beckoning. Minot, North
Dakota, 1989. 261 pp.
An historical novel about Andreas Stangeland
who emigrated on the Restauration in 1825.
Moberg, Vilhelm. The Unknown Swedes: A Book About Swedes
and America, Past and Present. Translated and edited by
Roger McKnight. Foreword by H. Arnold Barton. Carbondale,
Illinois, 1988. 182 pp.
Nine essays based on newspaper articles written
by Moberg in the 1950s about the descendants of Swedish pioneers
whom Moberg met in the course of his research.
Møller, Arvid. Den ukjente krigen. Oslo, 1990.
The unknown war. In memory of Norwegian-American
soldiers in the Pacific of World War II.
Mussari, Mark. The Danish Americans. New York, 1988.
Intended for younger readers and for purchase
by high school libraries.
Neal, Mary Elizabeth and Elizabeth Weis. A Selected Bibliography
to the Hardanger Fiddle: Norwegian Folk Music in the Life
of Norwegians and Minnesotans. Merrifield, Minnesota,
1990. [9 pp.]
A list of sources for information, recordings,
and videotapes as well as an annotated bibliography of books
Nilsen, Allan T. Svenskt i USA: Svenskt i New England,
särskilt i New Britain - en kulturstudie. Gothenburg,
Sweden, 1988. 126 pp.
“A sociological-historical study of the Swedes
in New England, concentrating on New Britain, Connecticut.”
Nordahl, Per. De sålde sine penslar: om några
svenska målare som emigrerade till USA. Stockholm,
1987. 134 pp.
They sold their brushes. About some Swedish
contract painters who emigrated to the U.S.
Norman, Hans and Harald Runblom. Transatlantic Connections:
Nordic Migration to the New World After 1800. Oslo, 1988.
“The interaction of an immigrant cultural heritage
with an evolving American environment . . . the broad Nordic
perspective offers for the first time a comprehensive comparative
analysis of the transoceanic movement from the five Nordic
Norse Heritage 1989 Yearbook. Stavanger, 1989. 163
Published by the Norwegian Emigration Center,
Stavanger. Some of the eleven articles were delivered as papers
at the Norwegian Emigration Festival held in Stavanger in
June, 1986. The contents are listed individually by authors
in the following section on articles.
Norse Heritage Volume II. Stavanger, 1991. 175 pp.
Published by the Norwegian Emigration Center,
Stavanger. Twelve articles which are listed individually by
authors in the following section on articles.
Norsk i Amerika. En historie om innvandring, Hamar, Lillehammer,
Gjøvik. Hamar, Norway, 1989. 64 pp.
Catalog of the exhibition, “Norsk i Amerika,”
held in Hamar, Lillehammer and Gjøvik in 1989, with
62 illustrations, several in color, of the objects and photographs
in the exhibition. Articles on Norwegian-American folk art,
paintings and drawings, and three pioneer photographers, Andreas
Dahl, Herbjørn Gausta and Per Mæhlum.
Norway in America/Four exhibitions invited from Vesterheim
for showing in Hamar/Lillehammer/Gjøvik/May 13-August
25 1989. Decorah, Iowa. 108 pp.
A lavishly illustrated catalog with essays
by Marion Nelson, “Folk and Decorative Arts Before 1970,”
“Folk and Decorative Arts After 1970,” and “Painting and Drawing
1860-1960” as well as an essay, “The Photography of Andrew
Dahl,” by Darrell Henning and David Mandel.
Oldervoll, Svein. Vinland Gode. Ægirfararane ei
utvandrarsogefrå 1837. Bergen, 1989. 195 pp.
An novel “based on the emigrant party that
followed Ole Rynning to the ill fated Beaver Creek settlement.
The novel contains both historical and fictitious characters.”
Olin, Karl-Gustav. Våra första amerikafarare.
Historien om finlandssvenskarna i Nya Sverige. Jakobstad,
Finland, 1988. 144 pp.
Our first American travelers, a history about
the Finland Swedes in New Sweden.
Ostergren, Robert C. A Community Transplanted: The Trans-Atlantic
Experience of a Swedish Immigrant Settlement in the Upper
Middle West, 1835-1915. Madison, Wisconsin, 1988. xvi,
Uses historical geography to explore the chain
migration from Rättvik parish of Dalarna province to
a nine-township area of Isanti county, Minnesota.
Parsons, John. Norwegians in New Zealand: A Register of
Norwegians Naturalized in New Zealand 1858-1948. Wellington,
New Zealand. 1990. 36 pp.
“Lists names, ages, birthplaces, occupations
and residences for over 1,000 immigrants; briefly lists other
sources of information on individuals and contains a short
bibliography on Norwegian-New Zealand immigration.”
Rodegard, Olaf. Amerikabrev. Nesbyen, Norway, 1988.
Rodegard of Hallingdal came to America in 1929
when he was 18 and remained for thirty-seven years. These
letters were first published on cassettes (with Rodegard reading
the letters himself) between 1984 and 1988 in the Hallingdal
Lydavis published by the Lions’ Club of Hallingdal.
Ross, Carl and K. Marianne Wargelin Brown, eds. Women
Who Dared: The History of Finnish American Women. St.
Paul, Minnesota, 1986, 164 pp.
Eleven essays published by the Immigration
History Research Center simultaneously with the first Reunion
of Sisters, a conference of Finnish and Finnish-American women,
held at the University of Minnesota in 1986.
Ruhnbro, Rune, ed. New Sweden in the New World, 1638-1655.
Translated by Richard E. Fisher. Höganäs, Sweden,
1988. 169 pp.
Published in Swedish as Det Nya Sverige i Landet
Amerika: Ett stormaktsdventyr 1638-1655. “A collection of
essays by specialists, on topics assigned by the editor.”
Sather, Leland B. and Alan Swanson. Sweden. Oxford,
1987. 370 pp.
Volume 80 of the World Bibliographical Series.
Annotated bibliography of 1,015 items, articles and books
on Sweden, divided by topic headings such as history, language,
society, and economy. A section, “Overseas Population” covers
emigration and Swedes in North America. Indexed.
Schroder, Johan. Johan Schroder’s Travels in Canada. 1863.
Translated by Orm Øverland. Montreal, Canada, 1989.
“The narrative of two months of travel that
took the diarist, a Norwegian gentleman farmer, through Upper
and Lower Canada within the course of one summer.” Its publication
“created a great deal of interest in Canada among the Norwegian
people.” Published in the McGill-Queens Studies in Ethnic
Scott, Larry E. The Swedish Texans. San Antonio, Texas,
1990. 288 pp.
5,000 Swedes emigrated to the plains and cities
of Texas between 1838 and 1918.
Skoje, Leif and Anne Haugen Wagn. “ - for atfinde en blidere
Skjebne”. Utvandringafrå Hjartdal til America. Sauland,
Norway . 186 pp.
“ - To find a better lot.” Emigration from
Hjartdal, Telemark to America.
Soike, Lowell J. Norwegian Americans and the Politics
of Dissent 1880-1924. Northfield, Minnesota, 1991. 275
Stark, Bill. Pine Lake. Nashotah, Wisconsin, 1990.
A history of Pine Lake, the first permanent
Swedish settlement in Wisconsin, settled in the fall of 1841
by a band led by Gustaf Unonius. Earlier editions appeared
in 1952 and 1971.
Strom, Camilla Sperati. Carlo Sperati: The Grand Old Maestro.
Edited by J. R. Christianson. Decorah, Iowa, 1988. 101 pp.
Bandmaster and teacher at Luther College. Illustrated.
Sunde, Rasmus. Ein stad skal ein vera. Utvandringafrå
Vik i Sogn. Vik i Sogn, Norway, 1989. 286 pp.
“A comprehensive statement about the emigration
to America from Vik in Sogn.” Summary in English.
Swanson, Alan. Literature and the Immigrant Community:
The Case of Arthur Landfors. Carbondale, Illinois, 1990.
“Discussion of the function of Swedish-American
literature [and] a detailed consideration of the accomplished
Swedish-American poet Arthur Landfors.”
Three Landsbergs: The Art of an Immigrant Family; An Exhibition
Catalogue Published by Vesterheim as Newsletter, Volume 25,
Numbers 3-4, 1990. Decorah, Iowa. 13 pp.
From the exhibit of 1990 shown in Decorah and
curated by Vesterheim Director Marion Nelson.
Tunheim, John R. A Scandinavian Saga: Pioneering in New
Folden Township Marshall County, Minnesota 1882-1905.
[Stillwater, Minnesota], 1984. 218 pp.
The settlers were mostly Norwegian with those
from Gudbrandsdal and Jæren predominating. Well documented
with bibliography, family history lists and index.
Tynset Bygdebok. Ed. by Bjarne Grandum. Elverum, Norway,
1988. 583 pp.
A chapter on emigration from Tynset uses selected
persons to illustrate the variety of experiences.
Utvandrere fra østfold 1867-1901. Fredrikstad,
Norway, 1988. 337 pp.
No. 9 in a series published by Østfold
historical society. Emigrants from Østfold.
Utvandringen til Amerika 1849-1924 fra Kvam og Følling
sogn i Stod prestegjeld. Steinkjer, Norway, 1984. 64 pp.
Published by the Kvam historical society. Emigration
to America from Kvam and Følling, a community in the
county of Nord-Trøndelag.
Vecoli, Rudolph J. and Suzanne M. Sinke. A Century of
European Migrations, 1830-1930. Urbana, Illinois, 1991.
A volume in the Statue of Liberty - Ellis Island
series. Relevant articles are listed in the section on articles.
Vedung, Siv. A Book Collector on the Texas Frontier: Swante
Palm and His Swedish Library at the University of Texas at
Austin. Houston, 1990. 157 pp.
A publication funded by the Texas Swedish Cultural
Foundation. Contains an introductory biographical sketch of
Palm, a bibliography of all periodical holdings and all volumes
from the 17th and 18th centuries as well as a bilingual edition
of Palm’s own account of his emigration to the United States.
Vesterheim Genealogical Center. Inventory of Norwegian
Local History in the Vesterheim Genealogical Center and Naeseth
Library. Madison, Wisconsin, 1989. 10 pp.
Bibliography of Norwegian local histories held
by the collections and available for loan.
Vogel, Herb. A Brief History of Valders. Valders,
Wisconsin, 1986. 16 pp.
A small town in Manitowoc county where many
Norwegian immigrants settled.
Ward, David. Poverty, Ethnicity, and the American City,
1840-1925: Changing Conceptions of the Slum and the Ghetto.
New York, 1989. 263 pp.
“American attitudes toward poverty, ethnicity
Weslager, Clinton A. A Man and His Ship: Peter Minuit
and the Kalmar Nyckel. Wilmington, Delaware, 1989. 225
“An account of the ship and the captain who
brought the first Swedish colonists to the New World and to
the Swedish colony in what is now Delaware, Pennsylvania,
and New Jersey.”
Young, Carrie. Nothing to Do but Stay. Iowa City,
1991. 117 pp.
Eight essays about Norwegian Americans, Carrine
Gafkjen and her husband, Sever K. Berg, and their life on
the North Dakota prairies.
Youngquist, Erick H. America Fever: A Swede in the West,
1914-1923. Nashville, Tennessee, 1988. 176 pp.
A first-hand account of “a young Swedish immigrant’s
first years in the West who, lured by stories of Buffalo Bill
and other heroes of the Wild West, came to America determined
to become a cowboy.”
Zempel, Solveig, editor and translator. In Their Own Words:
Letters from Norwegian Immigrants. Minneapolis, 1991.
Published by the University of Minnesota in
cooperation with the Norwegian-American Historical Association.
Collections of letters from nine immigrants who write home
to Norway. The letters are from the years 1871 to 1945; the
authors wrote from Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, North
and South Dakota, Montana, Washington, British Columbia and
the Yukon Territory.
Aasetre, Torbjørn. “Emigrasjonen til Nord-Amerika.”
Brevik historielag/årbok, 1987: 57-63
Emigration to North America from Langangen
Aasland, Johan L. “Johan L. Aaslands dagboknotater 1924-1928.”
Telemark historie, 9: 134-147 (1988).
Notes from the diary of Johan Leonard Aasland
(1898-1971) born in Rørholtgrenda in Bamble, Telemark.
He emigrated to Canada in 1924 and moved to Chicago in 1926.
Allen, E. John B. “The Modernization of the Skisport: Ishpeming’s
Contribution to American Skiing.” The Michigan Historical
Review, 16, 1: 1-20 (Spring, 1990).
Norwegians, Swedes and Finns in the Northwest
introduced skiing as a sport. Ishpeming, Michigan, became
a center of skiing competition.
“Amenkabrev.” Sagn og soge i Søndre Ourdahl,
Letter of July 11, 1880 by Iver Andersen Lie
of Dane county, Wisconsin, to his family in Hedalen, Valdres.
“Amerikabrev fra 1858-1871.” Gamle Modum. Årsskrift
for Modum historielag, 3:17-20 (1988).
An 1858 letter from Steel county, Minnesota,
by Ingri Andersdatter and Ole Jens Høgaasen detailing
a difficult journey, and an 1871 letter from Chippewa Falls,
Wisconsin, by Hans J. Rustand describing life in a lumber
camp and encounters with local Indians.
“Amerikafarten frå Sogn.” Årbok for Sogn,
Emigration from the county of Sogn in the west
Andersen, Raoul. “Hvalblas!” North Dakota Quarterly,
57, 4: 48-56 (Fall, 1989).
Whaling operations among Norwegian Canadians
in Nova Scotia.
Anderson, Harry H. “Possessions of a Swedish Pioneer.” Swedish
American Genealogist, 8, 1: 33-37 (March, 1988).
The possessions of an emigrant from Sweden
to Pine Lake, Wisconsin, from probate records of 1845.
Anderson, Harry H. “Carl Sandburg as a Political Candidate.”
Swedish American Genealogist, 10, 1: 40-42 (March,
Sandburg was active in the Social-Democratic
party in Wisconsin early in this century, served as private
secretary to Emil Seidel, Milwaukee’s first Socialist mayor,
and ran for public office as a Socialist in the fall of 1910,
losing in a race for a seat in the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Bakken, Reidar. “Fra Steinberg til New Richland; Synspunkter
på norsk utvandrings bakgrunn og forløp.” Migranten/The
Migrant, 1: 64-80 (1988).
A discussion of the reasons why people emigrated
from Norway. English summary.
Bakken, Reidar. Translated by C. A. Clausen. “Two Museum
Houses: A Microanalysis of Cultural Adaptation in the Upper
Midwest in the Late Nineteenth Century. Norwegian-American
Studies, 32: 119-148 (1989).
Two immigrant log houses built in the pioneer
era in the American Midwest and now located on the grounds
of the Norwegian Emigrant Museum at Hamar, Norway, are examined.
“Pictorial evidence and scale drawings illustrate how familiar
building techniques were altered in the American environment.”
Baklien, Botolv. “150 års jubileum for utvangringa
frå Hallingdal til Amerika.” Dølaminne,
21: 31-37 (1989).
150 year anniversary of immigration from Hallingdal
Bardarson, Gertrude. “My Childhood Visit to Sweden.” The
Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 41, 3: 133-140
Swedish-American children visit their parents’
homeland in 1911.
Bardenfleth, Mary. “I Remember.” Translated and edited by
Caroline Olsen. The Bridge, 11,2:41-72 (1988); 12,
A Danish immigrant (born in 1886 and died in
1986) recalls 65 years in Minneapolis. First published in
Danish in Den danske Pioneer, 1971-1972.
Barton, H. Arnold. “Swedish Theosophists and Point Loma.”
Scandinavian Studies, 60, 4: 453-463 (Autumn, 1988).
“A sizeable group of Swedes ... formed an important
part of the Theosophical colony at Point Loma, California.”
Beatty, William K. “Petra Marie Dahl - Physician, Social
Activist, and Norwegian.” The Proceedings of The Institute
of Medicine of Chicago, 43, 1: 3-9 (January/March, 1990).
Dahl (1878-1951) was born in Calmar, Iowa,
and graduated from Valparaiso University and the Chicago College
of Medicine and Surgery. She had a full career as high school
teacher, professor, doctor, Health Officer of Chicago, politician,
and public speaker; she was active in the Norwegian Woman’s
Club of Chicago.
Bengtsson, Georg. “Hans Mattson - The Onnestad Lad Who Became
Immigrant, Colonel and Minnesota Politican.” Swedish American
Genealogist, 8, 4: 169-174 (December, 1988).
Swedish immigrant Hans Mattson (1832-1893)
became a lieutenant colonel holding command of Minnesota’s
Third Volunteer Regiment during the Civil War, served as editor
of Chicago’s Svenska Amerikanaren and was elected Secretary
of State of Minnesota in 1869.
Benson, Paul. “A Cappella Choirs in the Scandinavian-American
Lutheran Colleges.” Norwegian-American Studies. 32:
Bergh, Einar. “Ski for Light: A Healthy Norwegian Export.”
Norse Heritage Volume II, 9-16.
Björk, Ulf Jonas. “Nothing But A Hired Hand: Johan Person
and the Swedish-American Press.” The Swedish-American Historical
Quarterly, 42, 1; 5-23 (January, 1991).
Björk, Ulf Jonas. “Nya Världen and Oscar H. Neil:
The Rise and Fall of a Swedish-Language Paper in the Pacific
Northwest.” The Swedish-American Historical Quarterly,
40; 2: 70-83 (April, 1989).
Bjørkum, Hilde. “Farvel mitt fosterland. Nokre døme
pa emigrantviser brukt i Sogn og Fjordane.” Årbok
for Sogn, 35: 36-43 (1989).
Emigrant songs from Sogn.
Bottorff, Rachel Ann. “Unonius: The Man in the Middle.” The
Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 41, 2: 141-154
Gustaf Unonius led twelve families from Sweden
to settle on the shores of Pine Lake, Wisconsin in 1841. He
later became an Episcopal priest and founded several congregations
including St. Ansgarius in Chicago.
Brain, Gary. “The Ship Sailed On: Swedish-American Migration
to Rural California.” The Swedish-American Historical Quarterly,
41, 4: 220-233 (October, 1990).
Brice, David. “George af Forselles: ‘The Swedish Count of
Alaska.’” The Swedish-American Historical Quarterly,
9, 4: 165-183 (October, 1989).
Georg af Forselles emigrated from Sweden in
1898 and became a central figure in the Alaskan gold rush.
He later produced six books.
Brown, Alistair. “Utvandringsjubileum i Land 23-25 juni 1989.”
Landingen årbok, 1989: 100-103.
Emigration celebration in Land, 1989.
Buhl, Helga Ostergaard. “The Story of a Pioneer.” Translated
by Ela Koch Nielsen. The Bridge, 12, 1: 71-80 (1989).
Reminiscences about Peter Overgaard and Maren
Kjestine Nielsen, Danish immigrants who pioneered in South
Dakota, as told to Buhl by their son Harald. This appeared
in Danish in Kirke og folk in 1956.
Carlsson, Sten. “Three Swedish Expeditions to North America
1642-1649.” Swedish American Genealogist, 8, 1: 1-32
Christianson, J. R. translator and editor. “A Letter of 1852
from Eldorado.” Norwegian-American Studies, 32: 149-156
Christianson, J. R. “Scandinavian Immigrants on a Pluralistic
Frontier: Iowa, 1834-1860.” Essays on Norwegian-American
Literature and History, Volume II, 15-27.
Cleven, Harry T. “The Fifteenth Wisconsin Regiment in the
American Civil War.” Essays on Norwegian-American Literature
and History, Volume II, 75-83.
Dahlie, Jørgen. “From Kongsberg to the Pacific Northwest:
Norwegian Immigrants and the Development of Skiing, 1920-1950.”
Norse Heritage 1989 Yearbook, 9-18.
Danielsen, Jens Bjerre. “Ethnic Identity, Nationalism and
Scandinaviamsm in the Scandinavian Immigrant Socialist Press
in the U.S.” The Bridge, 13, 2: 58-90 (1990).
Djupedal, Knut. “Report on the Returned Emigrant Project.”
Essays on Norwegian-American Literature and History, Volume
The project to interview emigrants who returned
to Norway reveals their effect on Norwegian culture.
Djupedal, Knut. “Returned Emigrants in Rogaland.” Norse
Heritage Volume II, 38-48.
Døhl, Gørild. “A Little Norway in the State
of Washington.” The Norseman, 29: 2: 10-13 (March,
Pacific Lutheran University is described.
Egeberg, Lars Aslak. “Utvandringen til Amerika og hva det
kunne føre med seg av sorger og gleder.” Sagn og
soge i Søndre Ourdahl, 1990: 2 1-25.
The Haugens were divided; he wanted to emigrate
while she wanted to stay with her old parents in Norway.
Eide, Petter. Bit blad frå Nordfjord-soga i Amerika.
Årbok for Nordfjord, 22: 94-108 (1988).
Emigrants from Nordfjord in America.
Engesæter, Aage. “Poverty, Overpopulation, and the
Early Emigration from Sogn.” Translated by C. A. Clausen.
Norwegian-American Studies, 32: 31-52 (1989).
A similar article appeared in the book Årbok
for Sogn (1989).
Enstad, Dick. “Harley Refsal - A Colorful Caricature Carver.”
The Sons of Norway Viking, 86, 5: 12-13 (March, 1898).
Luther College language instructor Refsal has
developed into an internationally known sculptor and woodcarver.
Erickson, Rolf H. “Ben Blessum, Norwegian-American Artist.”
The Sons of Norway Viking, 85, 10: 408-410 (October,
Erickson, Rolf H. “The Chicago Exhibition of Scandinavian-American
Artists in 1929.” Swedish American Genealogist, Part I,
9:2, 60-77 (June, 1989); conclusion, 9: 3, 129-148 (September,
A description of the event with biographies
of the organizers and exhibitors.
Erickson, Rolf H. “Chicago: Writing In and About the City
by Norwegians.” Norse Heritage 1989 Yearbook, 19-33.
Erickson, Rolf H. “J. Christian Bay and His Account of Hans
Christian Andersen’s Visit to Chicago.” The Bridge,
12, 2: 64-85 (1989).
An imaginary journey, but one which provides
a snapshot of the Danish colony of Chicago of 1955.
Erickson, Rolf H. “Repositories of Scandinavian-American
Materials: A Partial Directory.” Swedish American Genealogist,
10, 4: 162-169 (December, 1990).
Erickson, Rolf H. “Songs of Norway in America.” Norse
Heritage Volume II, 49-57.
Erickson, Rolf H. “Swedish-American Artists’ Exhibitions
in Chicago Described in Checklists and Catalogs.” The Swedish-American
Historical Quarterly, 42, 2: 90-115 (April, 1991).
From 1905 to 1970 Chicago was the unrivaled
center of Swedish-American art.
Erickson, Rolf H. and Johanna Barstad. “Some Recent Publications.”
Norwegian-American Studies, 32: 247-166 (1989).
Espe, Alfred. “Frå Borgrund til Greenwood, Wisconsin.”
Årbok for Sogn, 35:44-57 (1989).
A search for roots from Borgrund, Sogn, to
Estus, Charles W. “A Swedish Working-Class Church: The Methodists
of Quinsigamond Village, 1878-1900.” The Swedish-American
Historical Quarterly, 40, 1: 5-22 (January, 1989).
Everson, Roy A. “The 99th Infantry Battalion - Remembrances
and a Reunion.” The Sons of Norway Viking, 86, 12:
26-27; 3 1-32 (December, 1989).
A battalion of 1,000 men of Norwegian ancestry
was assembled in 1942 to train for a possible invasion of
“Fortegnelse over hjemvendte emigranter.” Årbok
for Sørfold, 1987: 8-10.
A list of emigrants who later returned to Sørfold.
Friman, Axel. “150 Years Since First Swedes Arrived in Wisconsin.”
Swedish American Genealogist, 8, 4: 153-159 (December,
Fryxell, Fritiof and Ann Boaden. “Meeting at Sea,” in The
Parkander Papers: a Festschrift honoring Dr. Dorothy J. Parkander.
Rock Island, Illinois, 1988, pp. 44-48.
Fryxell and Sigrid Undset were fellow passengers
on the S. S. President Cleveland in 1940 when Undset fled
the Nazis and journeyed to the United States.
Fur, Gunlög. “The Making of a Legend: Joe Hill and the
I.W.W.” The Swedish-American Historical Quarterly,
40, 3: 101-113 (July, 1989).
The Swedish immigrant Joel Hägglund (1879-1915)
as the labor leader Joe Hill became active in the labor organization,
Industrial Workers of the World. He was tried and executed
for murder in 1915 and became a martyr of the labor movement.
Gieske, Millard L. “The Americanization of a Norwegian Immigrant:
Knute Nelson.” Essays on Norwegian-American Literature
and History, Volume II, 101- 120.
Knute Nelson was one of the most powerful of
American politicians as governor of Minnesota and senator.
Gjerde, Jon. “Chain Migration from the West Coast of Norway.”
A Century of European Migrations, 158-181.
Gjermundsen, Jon Ola. “En reise til Amerika.” Årbok
for Nord-østerdalen, 1984: 5-12.
A journey from Norway to America in 1871.
Granhus, Odd-Stein. “Emil Lauritz Mengshoel. Sosialistik
avisutgiver og forfatter.” Essays on Norwegian-American
Literature and History, Volume II, 121-128.
Mengshoel (1866-1945) was born in Gjøvik
and emigrated to the United States in 1888. He became the
founder and editor of the socialist newspaper Gaa Paa of Minneapolis.
Granum, Johan. Gamle amerikabrev. Årbok/Ringsaker.
Veldre og Brøttum historielag, 1990: 127-131.
Letter to Ole Olsen Lillehagen in Lismarka,
Hedmark, from his children in the United States.
Gravem, Arnfinn. “Hadelandslaget i Amerika 90 år. En
oversikt over lagets historie og en kort biografi av lagets
første formann.” Årbok for Hadeland, 1990:
The Hadeland bygdelag in America’s 90 years
and a short biography of Thomas A. Walby (1861-1942), the
Gravem, Arnfinn. “Han Ola og han Per i en norsk-amerikansk
tegneserie med Hadelandstilsnitt.” Årbok for Hadeland,
Decorah Posten’s comic strip contained Hadeland
Grayson, June. “Gerhard Naeseth: Chronicler of a People.”
The Sons of Norway Viking, 87, 6: 10-11 (June, 1990).
The career of the founder of the Vesterheim
Genealogical Center in Madison, Wisconsin, is described.
Grayson, June. “Nels O. Nelson: His Vision of Utopia.” The
Sons of Norway Viking, 88, 1: 6-9 (January, 1991).
St. Louis businessman Nels Oliver Nelson (1844-1922)
from Lillesand, Norway, established Leclaire, Illinois, a
Utopian community in 1890.
Grindal, Gracia. “The Americanization of the Norwegian Pastors’
Wives.” Norwegian-American Studies, 32: 199-208 (1989).
Gulliksen, Øyvind Tveitereid. “Familien Wefald skriver
til Amerika.” Det var ein gong - Minner frå Drangedal,
12: 70-94 (1989).
Letters from Norway to America by the Wefald
Gulliksen, Øyvind Tveitereid. “Fra Gunnar Solvolds
minnebok.” Holla Minner, 3: 71-84 (1989).
Published by the Holla historical society.
Excerpts from the memoirs of Gunnar Solvold, an itinerant
Guffiksen, Øyvind Teitereid. “Letters to Immigrants
in the Midwest from the Telemark Region of Norway.” Norwegian-American
Studies, 32:157-176 (1989).
Norway letters, that is, letters sent to America
from Norway, affected immigrant perception of the homeland.
Gulliksen, Øyvind Tveitereid. “Synodepresten som kulturarbeider:
Andres Halvorsen Eikjarud. Wisconsin og Brooklyn, 1890-1921.”
Telemark historie, 10: 61-85 (1989).
The synod minister as cultural leader. The
paper was presented at the Norwegian-American Studies Seminar
at Hamar in 1989.
Haave, Arne. “Utvandrerutstilling sommeren 1989: 150 år
siden de første ringsakersokninger emigrerte til Amerika.”
Årbok./Ringsaker, Veldre og Brottum historielag,
150 years ago the first Norwegians emigrated
from Ringsaker in Hedmark; an exhibition held in summer, 1989.
Hale, Christopher S. “Danish Emigration to the Canadian Prairies:
A Collage from the Sandemose Perspective.” Scandinavian
Studies, 60, 4:497-5 10 (Autumn, 1988).
The diary and published works of Aksel Sandemose
who visited Canada in 1927 and 1928 are examined for his attitudes
about the New World.
Halvorsen, Anne Marie. “Kom, Venner, hid til Graven træder
. . .” Årbok/Ringsaker, Veldre og Brøttum
historielag, 1990: 132-135.
The couple Karen Fredriksdatter Lundhagen and
Lars Nielsen Hemma from Hedmark are buried in Union Prairie
Hammerstrom, Lawrence G. “Christina Nilsson Turnblad, 1861-1929:
From Domestic to Wealthy Matron.” The Swedish-American
Historical Quarterly, 40, 3: 114-123 (July, 1989).
The life of the wife of Swan J. Turnblad is
examined; the mansion they built in Minneapolis is the home
of The American-Swedish Institute.
Hammerstrom, Lawrence G. “Norden Society Members in Minneapolis
1903-1906.” Swedish American Genealogist, 10, 2: 60-72
A list of members of a society organized in
1870 open to all Scandinavians, including women, but which
shortly became all male and all Swedish. The list contains
birthplace, birthdate, address, and date inducted. The papers
of Norden are at The American Swedish Institute.
Hansen, Gregory. “Identifying Danish American Folklife.”
The Bridge, 11, 2: 22-32 (1988).
“Danish ethnic culture in America consists
primarily of the non-elitist traditions and arts of individuals’
everyday lives rather than the contributions of the elite,
and the discipline of folklore can provide a more complete
concept of Danish heritage.”
Hansen, Helen E. “Ved Arnen, A Content Analysis of the Literary
Supplement to Decorah Posten, 1882-1972.” Essays on Norwegian-American
Literature and History, Volume II, 29-40.
Hansen, Thorvald. “A Bilingual Editor.” The Bridge,
12, 2: 25-29 (1989).
Johannes Knudsen, president of Grand View College,
edited Ungdom and Kirke og folk using both Danish and English.
Hansen, Thorvald. “Johannes Knudsen as an Educator: A Conversation
with Harry Jensen.” The Bridge, 12, 2: 17-24 (1989).
Johannes Knudsen taught at Grand View College
from 1927-1935, was president of the college from 1942-1952
and taught at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago from
1954 until his retirement in 1971.
Hansen, Thorvald. “‘Old’ Nielsen.” The Bridge, 14,
1: 69-82 (1991).
The life of the Danish-American pioneer Pastor
A. S. Nielsen (1832-1909) is described.
Haraldsø, Brynjar. “Religiøs overtyding som
emigrasjonsmotiv. Initiativ til og motiver for emigrasjonen
frå Stavanger i 1825.” Historisk tidsskrift,
67, 4: 414-425 (1988).
Religious conviction as motif for emigration.
Initiatives and motives for emigration from Stavanger in 1825.
Haslam, Gerald Myron. “Mormons and the Norwegian Constitution;
a Look at the Application of Intended Constitutional Law.”
Essays on Norwegian-American Literature and History, Volume
Hauge, Olav. “Med Seilskib til Amerika omkring 1850.” Fusa
før i tio, 1988: 27-30.
A voyage to America around 1850; the author
uses Strilen as a pseudonym.
Haugen, Einar. “Henrik Ibsen and Ole Bull.” Essays on
Norwegian-American Literature and History, Volume II,
Haugen, Einar. “The Language of ‘Han Ola og Han Per.’” Norse
Heritage 1989 Yearbook, 34-38.
Haugen, Einar. “Rølvaag’s Lost Novel.” Norwegian-American
Studies, 32:209-220 (1989).
Ole Rølvaag’s apprentice work, “Nils
og Astri,” is examined.
Haugen, Einar. “Utvandringen fra Oppdal til USA.” Bøgda
vår, 1989: 65-69.
Emigration from Oppdal, Sør-Trøndelag,
to the United States.
Haugen, Eva Lund. “An Editor Chooses America: The Story of
Einar Lund.” Norse Heritage Volume II, 58-72.
Heg, Hans C. “Twelve Civil War Letters of Col. Hans C. Heg
to His Son.” Edited by E. Biddle Heg. Norwegian-American
Studies, 32: 177-198 (1989).
“An intimate and touching glimpse of this Norwegian-American
war hero within the family circle.”
Hemke, Frederick L. “Arne Oldberg: Swedish-American Musician.”
The Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 42, 1: 24-29
Hennum, Gerd. “From Whaler to Captain of Scottish Industry.”
Norse Heritage Volume II, 17-23.
Henriksen, Joan Felicia. “Four Generations of Rebellion.”
Norse Heritage Volume II, 23-30.
Hessel, Susan T. “A Norwegian-American Medical Dynasty.”
The Sons of Norway Viking, 89, 3: 14-17.
Adolf Gundersen founder of the Gundersen Clinic
in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Hildebrand, Carver Edstrom. “David Edstrom, Swedish American
Sculptor.” Swedish American Genealogist, 10, 1: 17-29
Edstrom (1873-1938) practiced his craft in
Europe and the United States.
Holten, Endre. “Ein utvandrer frå Jordalsgrenda.” Du
mitt Nordmøre, 1989: 80-83.
About Gunder Graven, emigrant from Møre
in the west of Norway.
Hustvedt, Lloyd. “Images of the Minister in Norwegian-American
Literature.” Essays on Norwegian-American Literature and
History, Volume II, 201-211.
Hvidt, Kristian. “Sylvia Pio: A Danish American Livewire.”
Translated by J. R. Christianson. The Bridge, 13, 1:
A letter by the daughter of the Danish Socialist
describing her father’s life as a political exile in Chicago
with an introduction by Hvidt.
Ibarra, Robert A. and Arnold Strickon. “The Norwegian-American
Dairy-Tobacco Strategy in Southeastern Wisconsin.” Norwegian-American
Studies, 32: 3-30 (1989).
“The authors demonstrate how a combination
of tobacco cultivation and dairying represent a logical production
plan that also reflected ethnic values connected with Norwegian-American
Ijams, Ethel W. “A Young Immigrant Hears From Home.” The
Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 41, 1: 3 5-46 (January,
Letters from Sweden to Peter Andersson in Nebraska
and South Dakota are described.
Iversen, James D. “Recollections of Two Immigrant Sisters.”
The Bridge, 11, 1: 55-74 (1988).
Two sisters, Karen and Kathrine Iversen of
Denmark, left accounts of their trip across the ocean and
their lives in the United States.
Jacobson, Charlotte. “From the Archives.” Norwegian-American
Studies, 32: 267-277 (1989).
Jægtnes, Iger Vågen. “Emigrasjonstiden 1900-1930.”
Fra Hidras historie, 1989: 36-56.
Emigration from Hidra, Vest-Agder, 1900-1930.
Jarvi, Raymond. “The 350th Anniversary of New Sweden on the
Delaware: Recent Books.” The Swedish-American Historical
Quarterly, 40, 3: 134-139 (July, 1989).
An annotated bibliography of 23 titles.
Jensen, Harold. “Niels E. Hansen: Plant Explorer.” The
Bridge, 13, 1: 49-66 (1990).
“Hansen’s work with alfalfa and other plants
made a significant contribution to the agricultural development
of the northern Great Plains.”
Jensen, Jens. “A Journey With Obstacles.” Translated and
edited by Gerald Rasmussen. The Bridge, 11, 1: 48-54
An emigrant from Jutland to the U.S. left a
diary of the difficulties he experienced on his return from
a visit to Denmark in 1917 while the European war was in progress.
Jenswold, John. “Becoming American, Becoming Suburban: Norwegians
in the 1920s.” Norse Heritage Volume II, 83-99.
Johnson, Pål Espolin and Øyvind Tveitereid Gulliksen.
“Det store spranget; Lina Alsakers dagbok fra 1886.” Migranten/The
Migrant, 1: 7-30 (1989).
The great leap; Lina Alsaker’s diary from 1886.
English summary. A fourteen year old from Kristiania recorded
her observations during her journey in 1886.
Johnson, Steven L. and Marion J. Nelson. “Immigrant Dynamics
- The Jacobson Farmstead.” Norwegian-American Studies,
32: 93-118 (1989).
The Jacobson farmstead which was donated to
Vesterheim, the Norwegian-American Museum in Decorah, Iowa,
reflected ethnic values connected with Norwegian-American
Jorgensen, Henry. “Peter Larson - Danish Immigrant Entrepreneur.”
The Bridge, 11, 1: 5-22 (1988).
An emigrant from Fyn, Denmark, who became a
millionaire in Helena, Montana, with interests in mining,
banking, real-estate promotion, merchandising and Construction
for the railroads in the Northwest.
Jørgensen, Torstein. “Norwegian Emigration to South
Africa in the 19th Century.” Norse Heritage Volume II,
Kennedy, Liv. “The Norwegians of Bella Coola.” The Sons
of Norway Viking, 87, 2: 12-15, 27 (February, 1990).
An account of the 84 Norwegians who settled
in Bella Coola, British Columbia, in 1894.
Kero, Reino. “Migration Traditions from Finland to North
America.” A Century of European Migrations, 111-113.
Klevstrand, Roll. “Norske farmasøyter i USA. VI. Vilhelm
D. Gandrup (1840-1904) apoteker i Iowa.” Norges apotekerforenings
tidsskrift, 96, 9: 226-229 (1988).
About the immigrant pharmacist Vilhelm D. Gandrup
Knoer, Wanda Fisher. “The Norwegian Room - showcase of Norwegian
Culture.” The Sons of Norway Viking, 85, 9: 336-338
The Norwegian community of Pittsburgh outfitted
a university classroom in 1948 in the style of an eighteenth-century
Norwegian peasant home; local Norwegian-American groups maintain
Knudsen, Aage V. “Johannes Knudsen: The Cultural Context
of His Youth.” The Bridge, 12, 2: 9-16 (1989).
A memoir by Johannes Knudsen’s brother.
Kolden, Jon. “To amerikabrev.” Heim og bygd. Lita gåmdlt
frå Lom. 1987: 29-37.
Letters from America by Rolv Olson Gaupar and
Tjøstolv Fosberg to family in Lom, Oppland, Norway.
Lane, Kerstin B. “Andersonville: A Swedish-American Landmark
Neighborhood.” The Swedish-American Historical Quarterly.
42, 1: 30-40 (January, 1991).
Langdal, Bjørn Inge. “Gullgraveren Ola Green.” Helgådalsnytt,
18: 1-10 (1989).
About gold miner Ola Green.
Lange, Even. “Norske ingeniører i Amerika 1900-1950:
en moderne svennevandring.” Historiker og veileder: festskrift
til Jakob Sverdrup, 1989, 252-268.
Norwegian engineers in America, 1900-1950.
[Langton, Charles.] “Leif Stories.” Norwegian-American
Museum Newsletter, 23, 2: 1, 3 (Summer, 1988)
The several busts and statues of Leif Ericson,
raised by Norwegian-American immigrants throughout the U.S.,
[Langton, Charles.] “Sondre Norheim, Skiing Pioneer.” Norwegian-American
Museum Newsletter, 22, 4/23. 1: 1ff (Winter, 1987/Spring
A statue of Sondre Norheim was erected in Minot,
North Dakota, in 1987.
Larsen, Cecelia. “Danish Artists of the American West; Olaf
Seltzer and Olaf Wieghorst.” The Bridge, 14, 1: 45-68
Immigrants from Denmark become prominent American
Legreid, Ann Marie. “Kinship and Crossing: The Role of Family
and Community in the Migrations from Inner Hardanger, 1836-1900.”
Essays on Norwegian-American Literature and
History, Volume II, 5 7-72.
Leiren, Terje. “Lost Utopia? The Changing Image of America
in the Writings of Marcus Thrane.” Scandinavian Studies,
60,4:465-479 (Autumn, 1988).
Leiren, Terje. “Marcus Thrane and Dagslyset.” Norse Heritage
1989 Yearbook, 30-51.
Leiren, Terje. “Propaganda as Entertainment: Marcus Thrane
and the Chicago Fire.” Scandinavian Journal of History,
14, 3: 239-244 (1989).
Leirvik, Kåre. “Utvandring fra Namdalen til Amerika
i 1860-åra.” Årbok for Namdalen, 31: 49-55
Emigration from Namdalen in Trøndelag
to America in the 1860s.
Lien, Arnstein. “Fra Lia i Sigdal til Prestfoss i Canada.”
Under Norefjell, 5, 1; 1-5 (1989).
Lind, Jens. “Memories and Autobiography.” The Bridge,
“A tale of life and people in northeastern
Montana in the first several decades of this century.”
Ljungmark, Lars. “On Emigration, Social Mobility, and the
Transfer of Capital.” Translated by H. Arnold Barton. The
Swedish-American Historical Quarterly, 41, 3: 155-164
Lodoen, Iver Nelson. “Ein utvandra honndøl fortel.”
Historisk årsskrift/Hornindal historielag, 5:
62-67 (1989); 6:21-26 (1990)
Lodoen describes his journey to America in
1886 and his life and work in Minnesota.
Lossau, Carl S. “Leclaire, Illinois: A Model Industrial Village.”
Gateway Heritage: Quarterly Magazine of the Missouri Historical
Society, 8, 4: 20-32 (Spring, 1988).
Nelson O. Nelson, born in Stavanger, Norway,
was “inspired by the social ideal of the ‘golden rule’ and
the economic principle of profit sharing” in creating a model
village for employees of his manufacturing company near Edwardsville,
Løtveit, Sigurd. “Utvandrarar frå Osterøy
til Amerika.” Osterøy i soge og samtid. Sogeskrift
for Osterøy, 1989: 64-68.
Emigrants from Osterøy in Hordaland
Lovoll, Odd S. “Gaa Paa: A Scandinavian Voice of Dissent.”
Minnesota History, 52, 3: 86-99 (Fall, 1990).
The socialist Norwegian-American editor Emil
Mengshoel published radical Scandinavian Socialist newspapers
Gaa Paa and Folkets Røst in Minneapolis from 1903-1925.
Lovoll, Odd S. “A Perspective on the Life of Norwegian America:
Norwegian Enclaves in Chicago in the 1920s.” Migranten/The
Migrant, 1: 24-37 (1988).
Lovoll, Odd S. “A Pioneer Chicago Colony from Voss, Norway:
Its Impact on Overseas Migration, 1836-60.” A Century of European
Lowell, Briant Lindsay. “Regional Patterns in Norwegian Emigration.
Sociological Perspectives.” Norse Heritage 1989 Yearbook,
Lowell, Briant Lindsay. “Sociological Theories and the Great
Emigration.” Norwegian-American Studies, 32: 53-70
“Reviews sociological theories of migration
and tests the accuracy of the different hypotheses with statistical
methodology, citing several local Norwegian studies of the
movement to America.”
Lund, Aslaug Husby. “Prospektkort forteller utvandrerhistorie.”
Årbok for Nordmøre, 1989: 94-1 10.
What postcards tell about emigration.
Lunde, May. “Emigration to North America from the Provinces
of Troms and Finnmark as Reflected in Three Northern Norwegian
Newspapers, 1860-1900. Essays on Norwegian-American Literature
and History, Volume II, 85-100.
Martin, Philip. “Rosemaling in the Upper Midwest.” The
Sons of Norway Viking, 86, 8: 6-9, 37 (August, 1989).
Matteson, Edith. “Danish Mormons in Nebraska.” The Bridge,
13, 2: 44-57 (1990).
Mauk, David C. “Going on Land: The Irregular Emigration of
Norwegian Merchant Seamen to Brooklyn, New York.” Norse
Heritage 1989 Yearbook, 59-74.
Mauk, David C. “Going on Land: Maritime Influences on the
Development of the Norwegian Colony in Brooklyn to 1940.”
Essays on Norwegian-American Literature and History, Volume
Mauk, David. “Mobilization and Conflict: The Background and
Social History of the Norwegian Colony in Brooklyn to 1910.”
William Pencak, Selma Berrol, and Randall M. Miller, eds.
Immigration to New York. Philadelphia, 1991, 86-108.
Mauk, David C. “Saving Seamen in Babylon: The First Norwegian
Institutions in Brooklyn.” Norse Heritage Volume II,
Meltvik, Olav. “Amerikabrevet.” Osteroy i soge og samtid:
sogeskrift for Osterøy, 1989: 60-63.
Ivar Anderson writes to Ole Askildson.
“Menn som var med og bygget Minnesota.” Translated into Norwegian
by Jostein Molde. Årsskrift for Lesja historielag,
The article first appeared in the Granite Falls
(Minnesota) News, June 10, 1927. Ole L. Enstad and his wife
Guro from Lesjaskog, Gudbrandsdalen, Norway, settled in Minnesota.
Moen, Ole O. “Enduring Foundations: A Comparison of the Norwegian
and the American Constitutions.” Essays on Norwegian-American
Literature and History, Volume II, 163-171.
Molde, Jostein and Arnfinn Kjelland. “Lesjinger i Amerika.
Om planene for bok om emigrantene fra Lesja og Dovre.” Årsskrift
for Lesja historielag, 1989: 58-67.
People from Lesja in Oppland in the U.S. and
plans for a book about emigrants from Lesja and Dovre.
Moynihan, Kenneth J. “Swedes and Yankees in Worcester Politics:
A Protestant Partnership.” The Swedish-American Historical
Quarterly, 40, 1: 23-34 (January, 1989).
Næss, Hans Eyvind. “Reflections on the Norwegian Emigration
to Australia.” Norse Heritage 1989 Yearbook, 75-87.
Naess, Harald S. “Introduction: Utopias in Scandinavian America.”
Scandinavian Studies, 60, 4: 429-436 (Autumn, 1988).
Nedrebø, Yngve. “A Century of Norwegian Emigrant Routes.”
The Norseman, 28, 2: 26-28 (March, 1988).
Nelson, Marion. “Folk Arts and Crafts of the Norwegians in
America.” Migranten/The Migrant, 1: 38-63 (1988).
Nesvig, Jonathan. “The Western Viking - Serving Norwegian
America for 100 Years.” The Sons of Norway Viking,
86, 5: 10-11,33 (May, 1989).
Nielsen, Axel. “Reminiscences at the Celebration of My Folks’
First Seventy Married Years 1911-1981.” The Bridge,
14, 1: 9-44 (1991). Immigrants Anna and Jorgen
Nielsen began married life in Askov, Minnesota, in 1911 but
went west to Junction City, Oregon, in 1926.
Nielsen, George E. “A Danish Socialist in Chicago.” The
Bridge, 13, 1: 73-92 (1990).
A study of Louis Pio’s life in Chicago from
1877 until his death in 1894. “This article will also appear,
in Danish, in a forthcoming issue of the periodical, Arbejderhistorie.”
Nielsen, Ivan E. “Harald P. Nielsen Saga.” The Bridge,
12: 1,81-105 (1989).
A son of Danish immigrants, born in South Dakota
in 1885, Nielsen celebrated his 100th birthday.
Nordå, Hallvard. “Utvandnnga til Amerika.” Gjesdal
bygdebok, 3: 14-21 (1989).
Emigration from Gjesdal in Rogaland.
Nordstrom, Byron J. “1638-1988: A History Celebrated.” Sweden
& America, 3-12, 23-31 (Spring, 1988).
Three hundreth anniversary of Swedes in America.
Nordstrom, Byron J., Yngve Turnesson and Mariann Tiblin,
eds. “Swedish-American Bibiliography 1988.” The Swedish-American
Historical Quarterly, 40, 4: 213-220 (October, 1989),
and 41,4: 248-253 (October, 1990).
Ohnstad, Asmund. “Utvandringa fra Aurland.” Årbok
for Sogn, 35: 18-35 (1989).
Emigrants from Aurland in Sogn.
Olsen, Johan. “Familien jakobsen på Kobskarmoen: ei
beretning om Ovidia og Jakob Jakobsen.” Årbok for
Sørfold, 1987: 75-80.
The Jakobsen family of Kobskarmoen emigrated
to Alberta, Canada.
Olsen, Johan. “Noen av dem som vendte heim igjen.” Årbok
for Sørfold, 1987: 11-17.
Some of those who returned to Sweden.
Olsson, Nils William. “St. Ansgarius (Chicago) Marriages
1867-1879.” Swedish American Genealogist, 7, 3: 113-135
(September, 1987) 7, 4: 173-182 (December, 1987); 8: 1, 38-46
(March, 1988); 8: 2, 88-98 (June, 1988); 8: 3, 128-139 (September,
1988); 8: 4, 178-189 (December, 1988); 9: 1, 28-31 (March,
1989); 9: 2, 78-85. (June, 1989); 9: 4, 171-191 (December,
The congregation mostly consisted of Swedish
immigrants although there were some Norwegian members. The
origins of the married couple were recorded.
Orre, Nils. “Fifteen years in North Dakota, 1883-1898.” Translated
by Elsa Danielson Johnson. The Swedish-American Historical
Quarterly, 41, 1: 3-34 (January, 1990).
Nils Orre was from Småland, Sweden.
Ose, Tollef. “Red Riverdalens historier; Da de første
settlere fra Sætesdalen bosatte sig her.” Jol i Setesdal,
28: 43-45 (1989).
Red River Valley history; when the first settlers
from Setesdal settled there. An account written by one of
the first settlers and published in both Skandinaven (January
10, 1923) and Agder Tidende (February 17, 1923).
Østigaard, Dag. “Utvandringa. De som dro til Amerika,”
in Tynset bygdebok, 4: 11-52.
Emigration from Tynset in upper Østerdal
Øverland, Orm. “History as Prerequisite for an Ethnic
Identity: The Roots of Organized Historical Research and Publishing
Among the Norwegian-Americans.” Norse Heritage 1989 Yearbook,
Øverland, Orm. “The Norwegian Settlement in Gaspé
1860-1862: The Failure of the Canadian Bureau of Agriculture,
of the Settlers or of the Land?” Norse Heritage Volume
Øyane, Lars E. “Skoti i Dallas.” Årbok for
Sogn, 35: 58-71 (1989).
About Erik Pedersen Øiene who fell in
the Civil War in 1864.
Poppe, Svenn. “Han glemte aldri Gressvik.” Varden: Årstidsskrift
for Onsøy historielag, 1987: 9-11.
Waldemar Ager never forgot Gressvik.
Proescholdt, Kevin. “From Madrid to Mora: Minnesota’s Rutherford
Land Company and Iowa’s John Wesley Check.” The Swedish-American
Historical Quarterly, 41, 4: 209-219 (October, 1990).
A land company mounted an extensive advertising
campaign in 1907-1909 which lured settlers from Madrid, Iowa,
to north central Minnesota.
Rasmussen, Janet E. “Gender and Ethnicity.” Essays on Norwegian-American
Literature and History, Volume II, 41-48.
Rasmussen, Janet E. “‘I met him at Normanna hall’: Ethnic
Cohesion and Marital Patterns among Scandinavian Immigrant
Women.” Norwegian-American Studies, 32: 71-92 (1989).
“To a high degree the women interviewed for
this study preferred Scandinavian husbands even though life
in America brought about marked changes in attitude and courting
Rasmussen, Janet E. “Women and Domestic Service: An Oral
History Report from the Pacific Northwest.” Norse Heritage
1989 Yearbook, 88-97.
Root, Seseline. “Erindringer fra 1860/70 åra: barndom
i Gran, utvandring til Amerika.” Årbok for Hadeland,
Memories from the 1860s and 1870s; a childhood
in Gran and emigration to America.
Ross, Carl. “The Utopian Vision of Finnish Immigrants: 1900-1930.”
Scandinavian Studies, 60, 4: 481-496 (Autumn, 1988).
Rossel, Sven H. “The Image of the United States in Danish
Literature: A Survey with Scandinavian Perspectives.” The
Bridge, 12, 1: 44-70 (1989).
An enlarged study of the article which appeared
in Scandinavica (25, 1: 1986) with more Norwegian and Swedish
Ryan, Pat M. “O. A. Tveitmoe vs. the Asiatics.” Essays
on Norwegian-American Literature and History, Volume II,
Olaf Anders Tveitmoe (1 865-1923), labor activist
and editor from Valdres, Norway, settled in San Francisco
where he campaigned against permitting Asian immigration.
Ryan, Pat. M. “Olaf Anders Tveitmoe’s Organized Labor: Labor
Rhetoric and Progressive Reform.” Norse Heritage Volume
Salen, Odd. “Abraham E. Larsen: A South-African Horatio Alger
from Spind.” Norse Heritage Volume II, 31-37.
Sandberg, L. Anders. “A Swedish Gold-Seeker in the Northlands:
The Case of Erik Alfred Oliver.” The Swedish-American Historical
Quarterly, 41, 4: 234-241 (October, 1990).
Sande, Jostein. “Utvandringa.” Farne tider. Stordalssoga,
1: 225-236 (1989).
Emigration from Stordal in Møre and
Saugstad, Norman. “Saugestadfamiliens første hundre
år i Amerika. 20 april 1889 til 20 april 1989.” Årsskrift
for Beitstaden historielag, 1989: 58-72.
A letter in 1989 about the life of John Oluf
Stålsen Saugestad in North Dakota.
Saxvik, Kjell. “Slekten etter de som emigrerte i 1857: Kvamsokmnger
på Highland Prairie, Minnesota.” Nåkkå
tå kvart fra Kvam og Følling, 4: 51-64 (1990).
Emigrants from Kvam, Nord-Trøndelag,
living in Minnesota.
Schultz, April. “‘The Pride of the Race Had Been Touched’:
The 1925 Norse-American Centennial and Ethnic Identity.” The
Journal of American History, 77, 4: 1265-1295 (March,
Schumann, Jorun. “Husmannsgutt i Brandbu, bankdirektør
i Amerika.” Årbok for Hadeland, 1988: 67-70.
Julius Høgbraaten Rowe, a tenant in
Brandbu, became a bank manager in America.
Seip, Elisabeth. “Ida og Mina. Ringsaker-søstre med
blad-suksess i USA.” Ringsaker, Veidre og Brøttum
historielag. Årbok, 1988: 115-123.
Sisters Ida Hansen and Mine Jensen from Ringsaker
were successful editors of the journal, Kvinden og Hjemmet.
Seljaas, Helge. “Scandinavian Mormons and Their ‘Zion.’”
Scandinavian Studies, 60, 4: 445-452 (Autumn, 1988).
Semmingsen, Ingrid. “Kvinner i norsk utvandringshistorie.”
Migranten/The Migrant, 1: 7-23 (1988).
Women in Norwegian emigration history. English
Setrom, Asta. “Emigrantene frå Grøtom. Brev
fortel utvandrarhistorie.” Bøgda vår/Oppdal
historielag, 1990: 12-16.
Emigrants from the farm Oppisto Grøtte,
Sør Trondelag, write letters home.
Setterdahl, Lilly. “The End of Eric Janssonism: Religious
Life in Bishop Hill in the Post-colony Period.” Western
Illinois Regional Studies, 11, 1: 39-54(Spring, 1988).
Setterlind, Alfred. “The Way to America in 1923: An Emigrant’s
Account.” Translated by Aina Bergman Barton. The Swedish-American
Historical Quarterly. 41, 4: 198-208 (October, 1990).
Seyerstad, Per. “Camrose, Alberta, and its Norwegian Camrose
Lutheran College.” Norge-Amerika Foreningen: The Norway-America
Association Yearbook, 1988: 7-10.
Sigersvold, Ståle. “Utvandringa fra Kvinesdal og Feda.”
Kvinesdal historielag, 3: 2-17 (1988).
Emigration from Kvinesdal and Feda in Vest-Agder.
Skaalen, Olav. “John Norstog - præriediktaren frå
Byrtegrend i Mo.” Telemark historie, 9: 148-151 (1988).
The poet from Telemark who settled in North
Dakota frequently recalled his homeland in his poetry.
Skaar, Anna. “På Amerika-ferd i 1904.” Gammaltfrå
Stange og Romedal, 1988: 121-124.
A journey to America in 1904.
Sletto, Bjørn. “The Forgotten Ibsen.” The Sons
of Norway Viking, 85, 11: 452-455 (November, 1988).
Henrik Ibsen’s brother Nicolai immigrated to
Iowa and worked as a sheep herder.
Smemo, Kenneth. “Norwegian America’s Golden Age.” The
Norseman, 29, 1: part 1, 6-8 (1989); 29, 2: part 2, 4-7
The period 1890-1925 is examined.
Solberg, Jerry. “Familien Solberg i Norge og USA.” Romeriketun
årbok/Romerike historielag, 16: 257-265 (1990).
The Solberg family in Norway and the United
States. English summary.
Soltow, Lee. “Inequalities on the Eve of Mass Migration:
Agricultural Holdings in Sweden and in the United States in
1845-1850.” The Scandinavian Economic History Review and
Economy and History, 34, 3: 2 19-236 (1987).
“Søremsbufolk og andre i Amerika.” Årsskrift
for Lesja historielag, 1989: 72-77.
People from Søremsbu and others in America.
Sorensen, Arne. “Ei Utvandrerhistorie.” Gamle Modum: Årskrift
for Modum historielag, 1: 27-29 (1986).
Trygve R. Røed (1895- ) of øst
Modum emigrated to Alberta, Canada, in 1917.
Stalheim, Erik. “Ei ferd fra Noreg til Amerika i 1886.” Gamalt
frå Voss, 21: 43-51 (1989).
A journey to America in 1886.
Standal, Ragnar. “Gjerinnvandringa til ørsta på
Sunnmøre.” Essays on Norwegian-American Literature
and History, Volume II, 183-187.
The effect of returning emigrants to Ørsta
in Sunnmøre on local economic and cultural life.
Stang, Cæcilie. “‘ - at vi for eftertiden det bedre
kan faa’: utvandringen fra Stange til Amerika 1848-1896.”
Gammalt frå Stange og Romedal, 1987: 109- 120.
". . . . so that we can have things better
after a while.” The emigration from Stange to America, 1848-1896.
Stang, Cæciie. “Med fattighjelp til USA.” Heimen,
2: 104-110 (1990).
With poor relief to the United States.
Strandskog, Børge. “Fra Amerika-utvandringens tid.
En menneskeskjebne skildret ved hjelp av gamle brev.” Årbog
for Hamarøy, 2: 48-54 (1989).
From the time of the emigration to America:
a human fate illustrated with the help of old letters. Letters
from people in the U.S. to Ingeborg Kristina Andersen in Norway.
Sunde, Arne. “Arnfinn Bruflot, norskamerikansk etterkrigsforfattar.”
Essays on Norwegian-American Literature and History, Volume
Arnfinn Bruflot, born in Sunnfjord in 1904,
emigrated to the U.S. in 1927 and worked for a time as journalist
and editor for Western Viking. He wrote in “nynorsk” and published
both in the U.S. and in Norway.
Swanson, Alan. “The Road to Perfection.” Scandinavian
Studies, 60, 4: 437-444 (Autumn, 1988).
The theology of the leaders of the Bishop Hill
Colony is explored.
Swanson, Mary T. “The Immigrant Molds the Image: The Life
of B. J. O. Nordfelt.” The Swedish-American Historical
Quarterly, 42, 2: 69-89 (April, 1991).
Swedish American becomes an artist of note.
Swensson, Swen Magnus. “An Emigrant’s Journey to America
in 1907.” Translated by Rita Strombeck. The Swedish-American
Historical Quarterly, 9, 4: 194-207 (October, 1989).
An emigrant from Sweden describes his trip
from Gothenburg to Salt Lake City.
Thomasgaard, Brithe A. “Amerikabrev. Om mor og dotter sin
lagnad i det nye landet.” Historisk årskrift/Hornindal
historielag, 5: 68-72 (1989).
Brithe A. Thomasgaard emigrated in 1882 and
wrote to her family in West Norway.
Thoring, Anton. “Livshistoria mi.” Årsskrift for
Lesja historielag, 1990: 41-60.
Anton Thoring, born in 1895, emigrated in 1905.
Thorud, Richard A. “Old Muskego; The Most Historic Norwegian
Colony.” The Sons of Norway Viking, 85, 12: 464-467;
485-489 (December, 1988).
Tomasgard, Paul O. “Utvandringa frå Hornindal til Amerika.”
Hornindal historielag, 5: 50-61 (1989).
Emigration from Hornindal to America.
Tvete, Arnbjørg. “Utvandrere 1891-1906.” Årsskrift/Levanger
historielag, 1989: 106-122.
Emigrants from Levanger in Nord-Trøndelag,
Tvete, Arnbjørg and Sveinung Havik. “Utvandring til
Amerika fra Levanger distriktet - Ytterøy kommune.”
Årsskrift/Levanger historielag, 1988; 105-121.
A list of emigrants from 1868 to 1890.
“Utvandring til Amerika: fra kyrkjebøkene i Sør-Aurdal.”
Sagn og soge i Søndre Ourdahl, 1990: 13-18.
A list of emigrants from the church register
of Sør Aurdal.
“Utvandring til Amerika: fra Skånevik og Etne.” Etne
sogelag/Årbok, 1988: 68-84.
Emigration from Skånevik to America.
Wadsworth, Clara and Ingunn Holm. “Fra Gildeskål til
USA.” Gildeskålboka, 9: 38-40 (1989).
From Gildeskål in Nordland to the United
Wangsness, Sigrid Brevik. “Kvinden og Hjemmet: A Magazine
for Scandinavian Immigrant Women, 1901-1910.” Norse Heritage
1989 Yearbook, 105-116.
Western Illinois Regional Studies. “Special Issue:
Bishop Hill.” 12, 2 (Fall, 1989). Edited by Robert P. Sutton.
Macomb, Illinois. 115 pp.
Contains seven articles on Eric Janssonism;
the early settlement at Bishop Hill; the artist Olof Krans;
and a bibliography of English language publications on Bishop
Williams, Anna. “När och Fjerran : A Swedish-American
Family Magazine.” The Swedish-American Historical Quarterly,
40, 2: 53-69 (April, 1989).
Williamson, Erik Luther. “Doing What Had to Be Done’: Norwegian
Lutheran Ladies Aid Societies of North Dakota.” North Dakota
History, 57, 2: 2-13 (Spring, 1990).