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A. B. Moe - Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Autobiography of A.B. Moe, a Norwegian immigrant who came to America in 1881. He lived in Poulsbo, Washington, for 41 years and served as its first mayor.
 
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Bertha (Josephsen) Anderson Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Autobiography of Danish immigrant Bertha (Josephsen) Anderson
 
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Christian Miller Autobiography, Sweet Land

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Autobiography of Norwegian immigrant. Sweet Land, was written by Christian Miller over the course of forty years.
 
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Magnar Strand - Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:An autobiography of Magnar Strand, a Norwegian immigran
 
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Johan Mattson - Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:History of the Mattson Family from Orkdalen, Norway
 
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Guide to the Knut Pedersen Haslerud Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Knut Pedersen Haslerud was born 3 February 1824 in Rollag, Numedal, Norway. He wrote about poverty in Norway before immigrating to America. He died in 1899.
 
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Mathilde Hader - Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Transcript of interview of Mathilde Hader, born Mathilde Georgine Chistiansen, July 25, 1897, in Oslo, Norway. She recounts details of her family history and the story of her life and her career as a teacher and home economist in Norway and the United States. She worked as the first executive secretary for Consumer's Research, taught at New York University, and held a master's degree from Columbia University. She died February 18, 1988, in Silver Springs, Maryland.
 
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Christian J. Muri Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Christian J. Muri was born in 1871 in Nordre Bergenhus, Norway, and came to America in 1893. He farmed for a living, raised a family in Montana, and was proud to be an American.
 
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Bakken, Ole--Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Short autobiographical sketch of the life of Norwegian immigrant Ole Bakken (born in Trondheim in1924). Ole and his wife Alta Jane (Vaswig) had three children. Alta died in 1984, and Ole later remarried to Diana E. Borge. This account was written for his grandchildren and dated June 21, 1990.
 
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Carl O. Tweiten - Autobiography

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This collection consists of the autobiography of Carl O. Tweiten (born 1909, Deming, WA), notably an account of his adventures in Alaska in the 1930s, and also a description of Sirdal, Norway, where he lived from age eleven to eighteen.

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