Western Viking

Specialnummer November 1929 Julenummer December 1929 January 9, 1930 January 16, 1930 January 23, 1930 January 30, 1930 February 6, 1930 February 13, 1930 February 20, 1930 February 27, 1930
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SIE 3.6

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Western Viking


  • 1929-1939 (Creation)


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The Puget Sound Publishing Company, based in Tacoma, published the Norwegian newspaper, The Western Viking, and the Swedish newspaper, The Puget Sound Posten. The company sponsored "The Scandinavian Hour" radio program on Tacoma KVI. Another local newspaper, Vestkysten, was sold to the Puget Sound Publishing Company in 1931.

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Issues of a Tacoma-based Norwegian weekly newspaper, published by the Puget Sound Publishing Company, Tacoma, WA.

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  • Norwegian

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Western Viking absorbed "Vestkysten" and was absorbed by "Washington Posten"

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