Publications Available from the GG Archives
PDF Publications of the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives
- Vintage Ocean Liner Breakfast Menus
- Image Library: Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
- Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919
- Immigrant Documents and Documentation
- Steerage Illustration & Image Library
- Ellis Island Image Library
- Castle Garden Image Library
- Ocean Liner and Travel Brochures
- Immigration through Primary and Other Sources
- Revisiting the RMS Titanic
- GG Archives 1Q 2020 Newsletter: Bracing for the Pandemic
- Voyage to America: Ludvig Kristian GJØNVIK, June 1913
- Journey Through the Covers - Vol. 1
- GG Archives Tenth Anniversary Website - 2010
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Administrative PDFs and Logo
Download the Official Logo of the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives, in TIFF format. Resize and save as png to keep the transparency to match your website's background. Save as a jpg for a white background.
Download our GG Archives Gift-in-Kind Contribution Form for submitting historical ephemera or high-resolution digital images of historical ephemera to the GG Archives.
Download our Press Kit for 2020. An excellent resource for information on the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives, prepared for reporters and publishers.
PDF 3.07 MB 15 Pages © 2020
We only accept advertising pertaining to Genealogy and Travel. A substantial portion of our traffic has an interest in genealogy and/or cruising/cruises.
PDF 3.82 MB 20 Pages © 2020
2020 Publications [PDFs]
Vintage breakfast menus from the steamships and ocean liners from 1898 through 1955. View the wide variety of offerings in each bill of fare from various classes of passengers. Excellent graphics and menu layouts can provide ideas for your own special event breakfast menu. Menus are listed in chronological order.
PDF 30.13 MB 48 Pages © 2020
Books, Brochures, Articles, and Other Ephemera Provided Photographs and Illustrations (all sourced for ready reference) of the Conditions and Experiences of Americans During the Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919.
PDF 64.42 MB 92 Pages © 2020
The term "Spanish" flu was coined because Spain was at the time the only European country where the press were printing reports of the outbreak, which had killed thousands in the armies fighting World War I (1914–1918). Other countries suppressed the news in order to protect morale. In the U.S., about 28% of the population of 105 million became infected, and 500,000 to 675,000 died.
PDF 27.70 MB 41 Pages © 2020
Immigrant/Immigration documents that are available online at the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives that include Vaccination Certificates, Immigrant Identification Cards, Immigrant ID Tags, Passage Contracts & Tickets, and Alien Cards.
Genealogists will find these especially useful in identifying the documents they have in their family heirlooms. Students often find the illustrations and information ideal for completing reports on immigration for school.
PDF 39.73 MB 114 Pages © 2020
Books, brochures, articles, and other ephemera provided many photographs of the conditions and experiences of immigrants traveling in steerage from the late 1800s through World War I. Students and Family Historians are welcome to use these photographs to illustrate your reports and family histories.
PDF 43.31 MB 141 Pages © 2020
Excellent Reference for Genealogists, Family Historians, and Students. Ellis Island Images with Sources.
Photographs and illustrations sourced from books, brochures, articles, and other ephemera provide insights into the conditions and experiences of immigrants entering the United States via Ellis Island in New York from the late 1800s through World War I.
PDF 126.09 MB 445 Pages © 2020
Books, brochures, articles, and other ephemera provided Illustrations of the conditions and experiences of immigrants who chose to enter the United States via Castle Garden in New York from 1855 through 1890. Students and Family Historians are welcome to use these illustrations for your reports and family histories.
PDF 26.81 MB 79 Pages © 2020
Fabulous Collection of Ocean Liner and Travel Brochures from the latter 1800s through the 1950s. Many are not only rare but offer a unique glimpse of passenger accommodations for ocean travel, often profusely illustrated with photographs and other illustrations.
PDF 36.04 MB 90 Pages © 2020
Genealogist, Family Historians, Teachers, and Students: Download our Digital Learning Book by the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives. A ready reference you can use to prepare student exercises and learn more about the role ephemera in our immigration history.
PDF 25.11 MB 174 Pages © 2020
The White Star liner Titanic, the largest ship ever built, bound from Liverpool for New York, collided with an iceberg, four hundred miles off the shore of Newfoundland, on the night of April 14th, and about four hours later sank in water two miles deep.
Download our PDF Book Revisiting the RMS Titanic for a summary of the materials available at the GG Archives.
PDF 36.97 MB 207 Pages © 2020
GG Archives Newsletters
We anticipated a banner year for the GG Archives. Twenty years online seemed like a great accomplishment. Unfortunately, the celebration came to a screeching halt as the influenza pandemic breached the United States. We though this newsletter would be a look back at the past 20 years...
PDF 1.32 MB 10 Pages © 2020
The book contains photographs and documents about a young Norwegian man leaving his homeland for America. The voyage would take him from Trondhjem (Trondheim) to Hull, England. He would then journey across England to Liverpool, where he boarded the RMS Laconia of the Cunard Line as a third-class passenger. He landed in America in Boston.
PDF 4.52 MB 22 Pages © 2015
A collection of the souvenir passenger lists printed and distributed by the transatlantic ocean liners to their voyage passengers. Today, these brochures are prized by collectors and genealogists for their vibrant graphic covers and genealogical information.
PDF 7.19 MB 22 Pages © 2015
Our goal with our Tenth Anniversary Website was to create an extraordinarily useful site, meticulously organized with greatly expanded content and images available for the researchers, genealogists, students, professors and other patrons of the Archives.
PDF/A 2.21 MB 12 Pages © 2010
Academic paper written in 2012 that featured the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives. Abstract: While using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices can improve targeted traffic and create a better user experience, the combined use of analytical and SEO tracking tools can quantify the results and provide insight into the usage patterns of website visitors. By properly interpreting web analytics, Google search engine results page (SERP) in addition to other tracking and user engagement measurement tools, archives, libraries and museums can significantly increase traffic and user satisfaction with their websites.
PDF 2.59 MB 62 Pages © 2012