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The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives: Social and Cultural History - The Future of Our Past

GG Archives offers one of the largest collections of Social and Cultural historical documents from the 1800s through 1954 with concentrations in Steamship and Ocean Liner documents and photographs, Passenger Lists (Transatlantic European Voyages; Some Australian and South African), U.S. Navy Archives and additional materials covering World Wars I and II, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and Immigration documents from Ellis Island, Castle Garden and other Immigration Stations. Learn how to use the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives to get the most out of your visit.

The GG Archives: Your place for Social and Cultural History - A favorite resource for Students, Teachers, Genealogy research and Family Historians worldwide.

Celebrate the Titanic's 103rd Anniversary This Year

Passenger Lists - Steamships and Ocean Liners Passenger Lists
From the 1880s through the 1950s Primarily Westbound Transatlantic Steamships and Ocean Liners that carried immigrants to America. The Passenger Lists covers are often very ornate and colorful - provided as a souvenir of the voyage.
Travel Brochures - Steamships and Ocean Liners Vintage Brochures
Supplement Your Family History Book with Photographs and descriptions of the Steamships, Ocean Liners, Steamship Lines and Passenger Information. The brochure designs, graphics and attention to detail are simply amazing.
Steamship Tickets - Passenger Contracts Steamship Tickets / Passenger Contracts
Old Steamship Tickets / Contracts for Passage covering Immigrants in Steerage, Third and other Classes from the 1800s through the 1950s. Learn more about the cost of voyages from these extraordinary documents.
Immigration History and Documents - Ellis Island Immigration Archives
Articles, Photographs, Documents, and Information on Immigration, Immigrants, Castle Garden, Ellis Island and other immigrant stations. Don't forget about the voyage of steerage passengers, mostly immigrants.

Steamship Travel Articles Passenger Information
Learn what it was like traveling in the age of steam on board the transatlantic steamships of 60 - 150 years ago. Richly illustrated with photographs and illustrations.
Vintage Fashions Vintage Fashions
Fashion designs from the late 19th and early 20th centuries offers articles, photographs, and sketches of the latest in fashion trends on board steamships and ocean liners. Vintage ads feature fashion icons of the day.

Major Collections of the GG Archives
U.S. Navy Records and Documents Archives Navy Archives
Our United States Navy Collection includes Yearbooks of the U.S. Naval Training Stations, Cruise Books of U.S. Carriers, Brochures, Booklets, Newsletters, Navy Magazines along with Archives of Activities, Officers and Crews of the U.S.S. Matar (AK-119) and the U.S.S. Carina (AK-74). Many Training Center (USNTC) Yearbooks or class graduation books from Great Lakes, San Diego, Bainbridge and Orlando are held in our collection.
U.S. Army Records and Documents Archives Army Archives
Large collection of World War I documents, photographs, articles, Unit Histories, Cantonments and books; World War II - Extensive Library of Books and Brochures along with many Training Center Yearbooks.
WPA (Works Progress Administration) Archives Works Progress Administration
Extensive holdings include original documents, work orders, letters, brochures, reports, photographs and more from President Roosevelt's New Deal during the Great Depression of the 1930s.

High Resolution Images and Reprints

High Resolution Images available at the Archives

We supply high-resolution images to production companies, authors, and genealogist like you - of historical documents including passenger lists, brochures, photographs, and other materials form the 1800s through 1954. See ordering information for services and digital images fees. Interested in owning a piece of history? We have many quality items in our collection for the discerning collector. Contact us at with your interst.

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The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives name is Norwegian. The English version "Gjenvick" is pronounced with a silent "G" as in "Jenvick". The Gjønvik is the original Norwegian spelling and is sound similar to "Yawn Vik" in pronunciation.

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