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New Land, New Lives Oral History Collection File
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Beck, Harold

This interview was conducted with Harold Beck on March 9, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, work experiences, marriage, church, and community organizations. The interview was conducted in English.

Ramstad, Anders

The interview was conducted with Anders Ramstad on March 14, 1981 at Pacific Lutheran University's University House in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information on family background, education, marriage, employment at PLU, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also provides three photographs of Anders at the time of the interview, a small book about Anders written by his wife, Emma, and a memorial tribute from PLU's news magazine, Scene, July 1981. The interview was conducted in English.

Ott, Tove

This interview was conducted with Tove Ott, January 1981, in Burlingame, CA by Scott Lawley, a Pacific Lutheran University student and Tove's grandson. It provides information about family background, emigration, marriage, employment, community involvement, and Danish heritage. The interview was conducted in English.

Tollefson, Julius

This interview was conducted with Julius Tollefson on May 7, 1981 in his Tacoma home. It contains information on family background, emigration, Scandinavian organizations, employment, family, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also contains two articles about Julius and his life experiences from the Tacoma News Tribune (December 2, 1979 and January 1, 1984). Also see Judith Tollefson. The interview was conducted in English.

Hansen, Hans

This interview was conducted with Hans Peter Hansen on April 13, 1981 at his home in Tacoma, Washington. It provides information on family background, the Danish Royal Guard, emigration, occupation, and Danish heritage. The interview also includes two black and white photographs of Hans at the time of the interview and Hans' obituary (December 4, 1981). The interview was conducted in English.

Anderson, Inga

This interview was conducted with Inga Anderson on April 14, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, work, marriage, community activities, and Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English with Norwegian towards the end of the tape.

Tollefson, Judith

This interview was conducted with Judith Tollefson on May 7, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, employment, marriage and family, community activities, and the importance of Norwegian heritage. The interview also contains a photograph of Judith at the time of the interview. Also see Julius Tollefson. The interview was conducted in English.

Tveter, Hans Jacobson

The interview was conducted with Hans Tveter on May 12, 1981 in Tacoma, WA. It contains information on family background, emigration, employment, and Norwegian heritage. During the interview, Hans's younger brother Jacob joined him. The interview also contains a copy of the Tveter family passport from Norway. The interview was conducted in English.

Enwall, Ogie

This interview was conducted with Ogie Enwall (Aage Enevoldsen) on May 13, 1981. It contains information on family background, emigration, dairy farming, marriage and family, community involvement, and Danish heritage. The interview also contains a photograph of Ogie. The interview was conducted in English.

Leif Erikson League

This interview was conducted with Trygve Nakkerud, the president of the Leif Erikson League on May 27, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington at PLU. It contains information on the history and of the Leif Erikson League, purpose of the League, history of Leif Erikson, Leif Erikson Day, future goals in the League, lodge officers in 1981, PLU and League interaction, and the Leif Erikson commemorative stamp. The interview also contains a Leif Erikson Day program from the Norway Center in Seattle, WA, October 9, 1968. Mrs. Emma Mehus Varney speaks briefly on the tape. The interview was conducted in English.

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