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New Land, New Lives Oral History Collection
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Aamot, Sigurda

This interview was conducted with Sigurda Aamot on August 7, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, work, marriage, community activities, personal hobbies, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also contains a poem entitled 'A Prayer for America' by Sigurda, a song entitled 'The Emigrant Women' by Sigurda, and a photograph of Sigurda at Normanna Hall's 17th of May celebration, 1981. The interview was conducted in English with some Norwegian towards the end of the interview. See also Magdalena Haug Krokenes (t234).

Akre, Elvin

This interview was conducted with Elvin Akre on May 13, 1980 at his home on Lake Cushman. It contains information about family background, education, marriage, teaching at PLC, and receiving the Fulbright scholarship to teach in Norway. The interview also contains two articles about Elvin teaching in Norway and a 'Profiles From the Past' article from PLU's The Scene, 1979.

Alm, Edith

The interview was conducted with Edith Alm on August 6, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington. This interview contains information on family history, life in Sweden, school, employment, voyage to America, learning English, settling in, church life, the Vasa club, cooking, return trips to Sweden, the Swedish language, and Swedish traditions. A photograph of Edith at a Vasa Lodge bazaar is also available. The interview was conducted in English. Also see Ivar Alm.

Alm, Ivar

This interview was conducted with Ivar Alm on August 6, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington. The interview contains information on personal data, life in Sweden, emigration, settling in, work in Tacoma, Swedish heritage, and return trips to Sweden. A photograph of Ivar and his wife Edith on their fiftieth anniversary (January 28, 1978) is also available. The interview was conducted in English.

Alvestad, Martha

This interview was conducted with Martha Alvestad on May 28, 1981 in Gig Harbor, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, marriage and family life, community activities, and Norwegian heritage. Also available in Martha's file are her obituaries from the Tacoma News Tribune (January 22, 1983) and the Western Viking (January 28, 1983). The interview was conducted in English with some Norwegian towards the end of the interview.

Amundsen, Ingrid

This interview was conducted with Ingrid Amundsen on January 18, 1983 in Seattle, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, work, marriage and family, and community activities. Also available are two photographs of Ingrid at the time of the interview. The interview was conducted in English.

Andersen, Aletta

This interview was conducted with Aletta Andersen on April 20, 1978 in Tacoma, Washington. It includes information on Aletta's family and married background, emigration, Norwegian heritage, community activities, and cultural differences. The interview was conducted in English.

Andersen, Ellen

This interview was conducted with Ellen Andersen on April 1, 1982 in Poulsbo, Washington. It contains information on family background, schooling, emigration, employment, marriage, and Danish heritage. Also see A.V. (Aage) Andersen

Andersen, Sigrid

This interview was conducted with Sigrid Andersen in Tacoma, Washington on April 11, 1978. It contains information on Sigrid's family life and background, emigration, marriage, settling in, and Danish heritage. The interview was conducted in English.

Anderson, Aage

This interview was conducted with A.V. (Aage Valdemar) Andersen on April 1, 1982 in Poulsbo, Washington. It provides information on family background, emigration, employment, marriage, and Danish heritage. The interview was conducted in English. Also see Ellen Andersen.

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