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Mork, Ola

This interview was conducted with Ola Mork on January 21, 1989 in Seattle, Washington. It contains information about his family background, emigration, fishing, marriage and family life, and return trips to Scandinavia. The interview was conducted in English. Also see Helen Mork.


Folder Contents

Box 12, File 15 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 12, File 15A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Release Form
Handwritten Tape Archive Sheet and Family Background

Mork, Helen

This interview was conducted with Helen Mork on January 21, 1989 in Seattle, Washington. The interview contains information on personal background, emigration, adjustments, family, and heritage. Also available are two black and white photographs from Helen's life. The interview was conducted in English.

Also see Ola Mork.


Folder Contents

Box 12, File 14 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 12, File 14A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Release Form
Thank you letter from Janet Rasmussen.
Handwritten Family Background and Tape Archive Sheet

Box 12, File 14B Photographs
Two photographs

Olsen, Irving

This interview was conducted with Irving Olsen on June 25, 1983 in Seattle, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, work, and involvement in Norwegian organizations. Also available is the announcement of Irving's 100th birthday from the Western Viking. The interview was conducted in English with some Norwegian towards the end of the interview.


Folder Contents

Box 12, File 13 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 12, File 13A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist

Box 12, File 13B Clippings
“Western Viking” article November 6, 1987

Buorklund, Frank

The interview was conducted with Frank Buorklund on August 23, 1984 in Spokane, Washington. This interview contains information on personal history, school, Swedish heritage, emigration, settling in, occupations, language, and return trips to Sweden. The interview was conducted in English and some Swedish towards the end of the interview.


Folder Contents

Box 12, File 12 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 12, File 12A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Release Form
Handwritten Family Background

Larsen, Clara

This interview was conducted with Clara Larsen on August 23, 1984 in Spokane, Washington. It contains information about her childhood, emigration, marriage, work as a seamstress, Danish heritage, and return trips to Denmark. The interview was conducted in English with some Danish towards the end of the interview.


Folder Contents

Box 12, File 11 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 12, File 11A Correspondence and Forms
Release Form
Handwritten Family Background

Garberg, Peder

The interview was conducted with Peder Garberg on August 23, 1984 in Spokane, Washington. The interview contains information on his childhood, relatives in America, reason for going to America, his trip, occupations, settling in LaCrosse, Washington, leasing a farm, marriage to Brynhild Kjøsnes, his family, and his Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English with some Norwegian towards the end of the interview.


Folder Contents

Box 12, File 10 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 12, File 10A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Release Form
Handwritten Family Background
Family Tree

Garberg, Brynhild

The interview was conducted with Brynhild Garberg on August 23, 1984 in Spokane, Washington. The interview contains information on her family, her family's trip to America, life in LaCrosse, Washington, her work on farms and married life. The interview was conducted in English with some Norwegian towards the end of the interview.


Folder Contents

Box 12, File 9 Personal and Family History
Tape Transcription and Family Background

Box 12, File 9A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Release Form

Stenersen, Sigvald

This interview was conducted with Sigvald Stenersen on August 22, 1984 in Spokane, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, occupations, marriage and family, and Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English with some Norwegian towards the end of the interview.


Folder Contents

Box 12, File 8 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 12, File 8A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Release Form

Hjortedal, Gjertine

The interview was conducted with Gjertine Hjortedal on August 22, 1984 in Spokane, Washington. This interview contains information about family history; boat building; work in Norway; nursing training; marriage and family; settling in the U.S.; gardening; life in Edwall, WA and rural America; the Great Depression; the birth of her son, Erling; emigration and voyage to America; American food; work in the U.S.; return trips to Norway; citizenship; Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English with some Norwegian towards the end of the interview.

Also see Osten Hjortedal.


Folder Contents

Box 12, File 7 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 12, File 7A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Release Form

Hjortedal, Osten

The interview was conducted with Osten Hjortedal on August 22, 1984 in Spokane, Washington. This interview contains information on family background, childhood and fishing in Norway, emigration and Ellis Island, settling in, work in railroad, learning English, WWII, citizenship, transportation, marriage, Scandinavian community in Spokane, church, return trips to Norway, pride in Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English with some Norwegian towards the end of the recording.

Also see Gjertine Hjortedal.


Folder Contents

Box 12, File 6 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 12, File 6A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Release Form

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