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Sundvik, Ester

This interview was conducted with Ester Sundvik on September 29, 1981 in Vancouver, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, employment, marriage and family, and moving to the West Coast. 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.

Apalseth, Ida (Daughters of Norway)

This interview was conducted with Ida Apalseth on July 26, 1982 in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, settling in, marriage and family life, church, and community activities. The interview was conducted in English. See t32 for Ida's interview on the Daughters of Norway.This interview was conducted with Ida Apalseth on July 26, 1982 in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, settling in, marriage and family life, church, and community activities. The interview was conducted in English. See t32 for Ida's interview on the Daughters of Norway.

Bilndheim, Ole

This interview was conducted with Ole Blindheim in Kent, Washington on March 3, 1983. It includes information on family background, life in Norway, emigration, dairy farming, gold mining, and Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English. The picture shown is available in the manuscript collection, MS 189.

Borresen, Mina

This interview was conducted with Mina Borresen on January 14, 1983 at the Foss Home in Seattle, Washington. It contains information about family background, emigration, work, marriage, community activities, and Norwegian heritage. Mina was almost 100 years old at the time of the interview. Also included are photographs of Mina in traditional Norwegian dress, Mina in Seattle, Mina and her husband, and Mina at the time of the interview. The interview was conducted in English.

Erickson, Alice and Shervherm, Dagny (Daughters of Norway)

This interview was conducted with Dagny Shervheim and Alice Ericksen on April 28, 1979 in Seattle, WA. Both women were members of the Daughters of Norway, and the interview contains information about the importance of the organization and their involvement with the Valkyrien Lodge in Seattle. The first portion of the interview is conducted with Dagny, followed by a portion with Alice. The interview was conducted in English

Farestrand, Greda

This interview was conducted with Gerda Farestrand on May 20, 1982 in Portland, Oregon. It contains information on family background, work, WWI, immigration to Canada and the United States, marriage and family, community activities, and Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English.

Frederickson, Frederick

This interview was conducted with Frederick Fredericksen on May 10, 1982 in Poulsbo, WA. It contains information about family background, sharecropping in Norway, emigration, school, work, marriage, and Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English.

Fredrickson, Hans

The interview was conducted with Hans Fredrickson on September 30, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington. This interview contains information on personal background, emigration, settling in, work, family, Swedish heritage, church and community life, and trips back to Sweden. Also available are photographs of Hans at the time of the interview, Hans and his family at his childhood home in Småland, Sweden, Hans and other young men immigrating to America (February 22, 1928), Hans as a concrete worker in Villa Park, Illinois (May 23, 1929), Hans working on threshing crew in the Midwest (July 3, 1929), and harvest work in Småland, Sweden (July 31, 1936). The interview was conducted in English. Also see Sven Fredrickson.

Greene, Clara

This interview was conducted with Clara Greene on March 25, 1982 in Tacoma, Washington. It provides information about her family background, emigration, settling in, schooling, work, marriage and family, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also contains an article on her father, Ole Mathias Nilsen, from a Norwegian publication, an article on Clara from Nordlandsposten, and three photographs of Clara at the time of the interview. The interview was conducted in English.

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