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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, Washington, October 9, 1968. Mrs. Emma Mehus Varney speaks briefly on the recording. The interview was conducted in English.

Also see Trygve Nakkerud's personal interview.


Folder Contents

Box 3, File 1 Interview
Tape Archive Sheet and Tape Index

Box 3, File 1A Program
Program for Leif Erikson Day 1968

Tveter, John Howard

This interview was conducted with Howard Tveter on May 28, 1981 in Gig Harbor, Washington. It contains information on family background, growing up in Gig Harbor, community activities, family, and Norwegian heritage. The interview was conducted in English.

Also see Hans Tveter (cousin).


Folder Contents

Box 3, File 5 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background, and Tape Index

Box 3, File 5A Correspondence and Forms
Release Form
Letter from Janet Rasmussen thanking Mr. Tveter for his participation.
Handwritten Tape Archive Sheet and Family Background

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

Steiro, Norwall

This interview was conducted with Norwall Steiro on December 16, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information about family background, emigration, occupations, marriage and family, church and community involvement, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also provides a program from the dedication of Lutheran Minor Hospital, a newspaper clipping on the altar Norwall built for Lutheran Minor Hospital, an article on the construction of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Tacoma, a letter regarding the accomplishments of Norwall, a paper entitled 'Norwall Arneberg Steiro, a Builder' (November 22, 1981), a program from Lutheran Social Services' Third Annual Appreciation Dinner (October 9, 1981), Norwall's certificate from sailing school, and a poem written to Norwall on his eighth birthday. The interview was conducted in English.


Folder Contents

Box 6, File 1 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background, and Tape Index

Box 6, File 1A Correspondence and Forms
Release Form
Letters from Janet Rasmussen regarding Mr. Steiro’s involvement.

Box 6, File 1B Clippings
Clippings about groundbreaking ceremonies
Several clippings are in Norwegian.
Handwritten Tape Archive Sheet and Family Background

Sortland, Svanhild

This interview was conducted with Svanhild Sortland on January 12, 1982 in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information on family background, employment, marriage, emigration, family, community activities, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also provides photographs of the Sortland home in Norway and Svanhild and her husband Erling at the time of the interview. Also see Erling Sortland. The interview was conducted in English.


Folder Contents

Box 6, File 3 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background, and Tape Index

Box 6, File 3A Correspondence and Forms
Release Form
Handwritten Tape Archive Sheet and Family Background

Box 6, File 3B Photographs
Five photographs

Solvik, Jens

This interview was conducted with Jens Solvik on December 16, 1982 in Everson, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, work, marriage and family, and return trips to Norway. The interview also includes two black and white photographs of Jens in 1982. The interview was conducted in English.


Folder Contents

Box 10, File 3 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 10, File 3A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Forms
Letters from Janet Rasmussen regarding Mr. Solvik’s participation.
Handwritten Tape Archive Sheet and Family Background

Box 10, File 3B Photographs and Slides
Three photographs
Two slides

Simonseth, Nels

This interview was conducted with Nels Simonseth on October 30, 1981 in Stanwood, Washington. It provides information on family background, emigration, marriage and family, employment, and community activities. The interview also contains a photograph of Nels and a friend felling a cedar tree with a 13ft. diameter and two photographs of Nels at the time of the interview. See also Gertrude Simonseth. The interview was conducted in English.

Also see Gertrude Simonseth and Nels and Gertrude Simonseth's personal recording.


Folder Contents

Box 5, File 8 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background, and Tape Index

Box 5, File 8A Correspondence and Forms
Release Form
Letters from Janet Rasmussen regarding Mr. and Mrs. Simonseth’s participation.
Handwritten Tape Archive Sheet and Family Background

Box 5, File 8B Photographs
Three photographs

Silver, Lena

This interview was conducted with Lena Silver on March 11, 1983 in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information on family background, emigration, work, marriage, and family life. Also available are two photographs of Lena at the time of the interview. The interview was conducted in English.


Folder Contents

Box 11, File 3 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 11, File 3A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Release Form
Thank you letter from Janet Rasmussen
Handwritten Tape Archive Sheet and Family Background

Box 11, File 3B Photographs
Two photographs

Saure, Sivert

This interview was conducted with Sivert Saure on June 17, 1984 in Bjørke, Norway. It contains information about family background, emigration, work, re-emigration to Norway, and further contact with America. The interview was conducted in Norwegian and is not fully translated. Also available are a photograph of Sivert as a young man and a photograph of Sivert at the time of the interview.


Folder Contents

Box 11, File 22 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background and Tape Index

Box 11, File 22A Correspondence and Forms
Checklist and Release Form
Handwritten Tape Archive Sheet and Family Background

Box 11, File 22B Photographs
Two photographs

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