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New Land, New Lives Oral History Collection
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Yost, Gretchen

The interview was conducted with Gretchen Yost on July 3, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington. This interview contains information on personal background, life in Malmö, emigration, life in early Tacoma, and Swedish heritage. It also contains a copy of Gretchen Yost's passport as a child. The interview was conducted in English.

Wick, Harold

The interview was conducted with Harold Wick on October 20, 1982 in Tacoma, WA. It contains information on family background, emigration, occupation, marriage and family, and Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English.

Whitman, Nannie

The interview was conducted with Nannie Whitman on April 28, 1982 in Port Angeles, Washington. This interview contains information on family background, Swedish holidays, school, work, emigration, Swedish organizations, visits to Sweden, church and community life, and Swedish heritage. The interview was conducted in English. See also the interview with Nannie Whitman's brother, Emil Lundbeck (t138).

Westby, Herman

The interview was conducted with Herman Westby on May 20, 1982 in Portland, Oregon. It contains information on family background, emigration, enlisting in the service, railroad work, marriage, and Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English.

Watney, Helga

This interview was conducted with Helga Watney on May 3, 1979 in Parkland, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, marriage and family, employment, business ventures, and Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English.

Varney, Emma

The interview was conducted with Emma Mehus Varney on May 27, 1981 at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA. It contains information on family background, emigration, marriage and family, community involvement, and Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English.

Vanderbilt, Sara

This interview was conducted with Sara Vanderbilt on November 7, 1981. It contains information on family background, emigration, employment, marriage and family, community activities, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also provides photographs of Sara and Captain Jorgens, Sara at a logging camp, Sara and Thea Foss, Sara at age eighteen, and Sara at the time of the interview. Also see Bergliot DeRosa, t102 & 103. The interview was conducted in English.

Underle, Magdalene

The interview was conducted with Magdalene Underle on June 23, 1981 in Seattle, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, settling in, her career as a nurse, marriage, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also contains a photograph of Magdalene at PLU's Norwegian Festival (May 2, 1981). The interview was conducted in English.

Tynes, Jens

This interview was conducted with Jens Tynes on June 14, 1984 in Sykkylven, Norway. It contains information on family background, emigration, employment, return to Norway, marriage, and family life. Also available is a photograph of Jens at the time of the interview. The interview was conducted in Norwegian.

Tweiten, Carl

This interview was conducted with Carl Tweiten on January 25, 1982 in Tacoma, WA. It contains information on family background, return to Norway, emigration, occupation, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also contains an article from a Norwegian publication, which includes a photograph of Carl, and photographs of a painting of the Tweiten home in Norway and Carl at the time of the interview. Also see Martha Handeland and Anna Hopen. The interview was conducted in English.

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