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New Land, New Lives Oral History Collection File
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Fredricksen, Sam

This interview was conducted with Sam Fredricksen on January 10, 1983 in Seattle, Washington. It contains information on family background, marriage, emigration, occupation, and Danish heritage. The interview also includes two photographs of Sam at the time of the interview. The interview was conducted in English.

Johnson, Phiea

Phiea Johnson was interviewed on March 15, 1983 in Tacoma, Washington. Her interview provides information about family background, emigration, her adoption, education, marriage and family, church involvement, and Danish heritage. Also available are a photograph of Phiea and her husband and two photographs of Phiea at the time of the interview. The interview was conducted in English.

Kofoed, Ted

This interview was conducted with Thorvald Kofoed on April 22, 1983 in Seattle, Washington. It provides information on family background, employment, emigration, marriage and family, community activities, and Danish heritage. The interview also includes the announcement of Thorvald's 75th birthday in Bien, the text of several speeches given by Thorvald, a Danish Brotherhood newsletter, and photocopies of photographs of Thorvald's school, church, and home in Denmark and he and his wife in 1982. In addition, actual photographs of Thorvald when he was fifteen, Thorvald on a boat, and Thorvald at the time of interview are available. The interview was conducted in English.

Hansen, Anne

This interview was conducted with Anne Schmidt Hansen on July 16, 1983 in Ephrata, Washington. It contains information about family background, emigration, marriage and family, homesteading, and Danish heritage. Also available is a black and white photograph of Anne at the time of the interview. The interview was conducted in English.

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.

Michelson, Hilma

This interview was conducted with Hilma Michelson on February 20, 1979 in Battle Ground, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, employment, marriage and family, and Finnish heritage. The interview was conducted in Finnish and the summary sheets were complied from the paper 'Looking Back' by the interviewer, Donna Mallonee.

Forman, Lempi Suaminen

This interview was conducted with Lempi Forman in Portland, OR. It contains information on her family background, life in Finland during World War II, emigration, and return trips to Finland. The interview was conducted in English.

Johnson, Ellen

This interview conducted with Ellen Johnson on April 19, 1979 in Tacoma, Washington contains information on personal background, emigration, work, marriage, and return trips to Sweden. The interview was conducted in English.

Salvon, Hilma

This interview was conducted with Hilma Salvon on July 16, 1981 in Astoria, Oregon. It provides information on family background, emigration, schooling, marriage, and Finnish heritage.

Miller, Hilma

This interview was conducted with Hilma Miller on August 25, 1981 in Astoria, Oregon. It provides information on family background, marriage and family, emigration, employment, and Finnish heritage. The interview also includes a photograph of Hilma. The interview was conducted in English.

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