Showing 241 results

Archival description
New Land, New Lives Oral History Collection File
Advanced search options
Print preview View:

Stuen, Agnes

Interviews were conducted with Agnes Stuen on July 2, 1979 in Seattle, Washington and on May 6, 1980 in Tacoma, Washington. The interviews contain information on her family background, employment history, and the early days at Pacific Lutheran University, marriage and family, and Stuen Hall. The interview was conducted in English. John Stuen also contributed to the May 6, 1980 interview.

Erickson, Selma

This interview was conducted with Selma Erickson on July 2, 1979 in Seattle, WA. It provides information on Selma's family background, her experiences as a teacher and a nurse, her return trip to Norway, and her interest in genealogy. The interview also contains five papers by Selma ('Scandinavian Contributions to the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence,' 'My Family Record, with Emphasis on the Halling-side,' 'The Ingvald E. Erickson Family,' 'Selma Erickson Writes of Christmas in Zululand,' and 'My Childhood on the Farm in North Dakota'), a poem by Selma entitled 'A Visit to My Birthplace,' Selma's family tree, and two letters from Selma to the interviewer, Janet Rasmussen.

Gulhaugen, Theodore

The interview was conducted with Theodore Gulhaugen on April 22, 1980 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information on personal background, emigration, life as a pastor, teaching, meeting King Olaf, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also contains articles on the American Lutheran Church (The Lutheran Standard, April 1, 1980), the five generations of the Gulhaugen family to enter the Lutheran ministry, the Gulhaugen family's 75-year legacy at PLU, and Theodore Gulhaugen being PLU's oldest Homecoming alum (Mooring Mast, October 19, 1982). The interview was conducted in English.

Malmin, Gunnar

This interview was conducted on April 23, 1980 with Gunnar Malmin. It contains information on family background, education, occupation, marriage and family, community involvement, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also contains a photocopied picture of Gunnar.

Johnson, Thelma

The interview was conducted with Thelma Johnson on April 29, 1980 in Tacoma, Washington. This interview contains information on family history, homesteading in Montana, hardships for the women while homesteading, wildlife, gardens, community and school in Montana, life after school, marriage, work, move to Tacoma, church, Scandinavian organizations, Leif Erikson Committee and Scandinavian Days, and visit to Norway. The interview also contains two articles from the Tacoma News Tribune about Thelma Johnson, one on wreath making (November 11, 1979) and one on her recipe for meatballs. The interview was conducted in English.

Anderson, Gunnar

This interview was conducted with three people: Gunnar Anderson, his wife Ingeborg Anderson, and their friend Alva Pearson on April 30, 1980 in Tacoma, Washington. Gunnar's portion includes information on his childhood, the Swedish Army, coming to America, and employment. Ingeborg's interview addresses her Swedish background, childhood, school, coming to America, work, and marriage. Alva Pearson discusses emigration, employment, the Vasa Lodge, and visits to Sweden. The interview was conducted in English.

Dahl, Louise (Malla)

This interview was conducted with Malla Dahl on May 6, 1980 in Stanwood, Washington. It contains information about family background, attending PLU, Dahl's Grocery, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also contains a photograph from the Dahl wedding, an article on Malla receiving her PLU diploma, and a photograph of Malla in 1978. The interview was conducted in English.

Johnson, Bertil

The interview was conducted with Bertil Johnson on May 13, 1980 in Tacoma, Washington. This interview contains information on growing up in Tacoma, attending school, practicing law, and participating in Swedish organizations. The interview was conducted in English.

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.

Results 31 to 40 of 241