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Harold Jarle Beck Oral History Interview

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:An oral history interview with Harold Jarle Beck, a Norwegian immigrant.
 
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Carl Frederick Solberg Papers

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Carl Frederick Solberg was born in Kristiania (Oslo), Norway, in 1833 and came to America in 1853. In 1857 he became editor of the Norwegian-language paper "Emigraten," becoming publisher in 1860. He was war correspondent for the paper during the Civil War, and in 1872 founded another paper, the "Minnesota." He died in 1924, at age 91.
 
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Guide to the Carl Roan Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:This collection contains Dr. Carl M. Roan's unpublished manuscript, The Immigrant Wagon.
 
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Ole Karolius Eide Davidson Oral History Interview

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:An oral history interview with Ole Karolius Eide Davidson, a Norwegian immigrant.
 
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Peter Laurits Fet Oral History Interview

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:An oral history interview with Peter Laurits Fet, a Norwegian immigrant.
 
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Guide to Kinfolk

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:The collection consists of the 1990 edition of the family history, entitled Kinfolk, by Margie Lee.
 
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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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Guide to the Lokensgard Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:History of the Ole and Helga Lokensgard family, who left Norway for America in 1857.
 
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Guide to the Newspaper Clippings Collection

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Collection comprised of American newspaper clippings relating to Scandinavians.
 
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Guide to the Scandinavians in Washington's Politics Research Paper

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:An historical account of the influence of Scandinavian Americans on Pacific Northwest politics and political movements, beginning with Scandinavian settlement of Washington State in the late 19th Century until the mid 1970s.
 
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Guide to the Svanøe Family History

Repository:Pacific Lutheran University, Archives and Special Collections
Summary:Collection contains information on the history of the Svanøe family from Svanøy, Norway. The Nordic Fest sermon that is part of this collection tells the Svanøe story as it relates to that of Hans Nielsen Hauge and the religious aspects of the family’s foundation, the immigrant experience, and Norway’s 19th Century “Nation Building” as a whole.

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