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America-America Letters: A Norwegian-American Family Correspondence - 0877320926

America-America Letters: A Norwegian-American Family Correspondence - 0877320926

America-America Letters: A Norwegian-American Family Correspondence, © 2001 The Norwgian-American Historical Association, Northfield, Minnesota, Hardcover, 161 Pages, 0-87732-092-6.  Compiled and Edited by Bjørn Gunnar Østgård with an introduction by  Brynhild C. Rowberg.  Translated by Donald L. Berg.  Indexed.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction by Brynhild C. Rowberg
  • Chapter 1: Knud S. Aaker: Letters from a Father
  • Chapter 2: The Grovens: Anne, Andreas, and Mari
  • Chapter 3: Lars K. Aaker: Politician and Family Man
  • Index

Synopsis

Book examines the personal letters that traveled between the Norwegian immigrants settled throughout America in the 1800's. The letters give the reader a glimpse of what life was like for the immigrants during that time period.

Library of Congress Catalog Listing

LC control no.: 2002512964
Type of material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Main title: America-America letters : a Norwegian-American family correspondence / compiled and edited by Bjørn Gunnar Østgård ; with an introduction by Brynhild C. Rowberg.
Published/Created: Northfield, Minn. : Norwegian-American Historical Association, 2001.
Related names: Østgård, Bjørn Gunnar.
Norwegian-American Historical Association.
Description: xxxii, 161 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN-10: 0877320926
ISBN-13 978-0877320920
Notes: Includes index.
Subjects: Aaker family --Correspondence.
Norwegian Americans --Middle West --Correspondence.
Immigrants --Middle West --Correspondence.
Middle West --Social life and customs --19th century.
Middle West --Biography.
Goodhue County (Minn.) --Biography.
Dane County (Wis.) --Biography.
Winneshiek County (Iowa) --Biography.
LC classification: F358.2.S2 A44 2001
Dewey class no.: 973/.04398200922
Other system no.: (OCoLC)ocm48412999
Geographic area code: n-usc-- n-us-mn n-us-wi
Quality code: pcc

 

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