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NORWEGIANS IN AMERICA, THEIR HISTORY AND RECORD VOLUME 1

NORWEGIANS IN AMERICA, THEIR HISTORY AND RECORD VOLUME 1

By: Martin Ulvestad

Volume 1 includes both an English translation as well as a Norwegian transcription from pages 1-250 of the 1907 Gothic script. The sagas tell of where the pioneers emigrated from in Norway, immigrated to in America (1825-1907), genealogy, life and hardships on the emigrant ships, canal boat and cattle car journeys to the Midwest, sickness, oxcarts, dugouts, sod huts, numerous pastors and churches, livestock and crops, grasshoppers, prairie fires, blizzards, Indian Wars and more. Areas included are: USA - 41 states and 500 counties, Canada - 6 provinces.

Translated into English by Olaf Tronsen Kringhaug and Odd-Steinar Dybvad Raneng

$39.95
$10.00
NORWEGIANS IN AMERICA, THEIR HISTORY AND RECORD VOLUME 2

NORWEGIANS IN AMERICA, THEIR HISTORY AND RECORD VOLUME 2

By: Martin Ulvestad

This bilingual English-Norwegian Volume 2 has both an English translation as well as a Norwegian transcription from pages 251-871 of the 1907 Gothic script. Norwegians in American Wars includes Military Officers, Privates, the 15th Wisconsin Regiment, Civil War and Andersonville Prison. Other sections contain listings of Norwegian-American involvement: public positions, newspapers and periodicals, book publishing, music, educational and charitable institutions, church societies, pastors, temperance undertakings and historical and statistical summary. Volume 2’s Compilation of Norwegian Communities in America section provides information on over 25,000 pioneers sorted by 1,700 areas they emigrated from in Norway.

Translated into English by Odd-Steinar Dybvad Raneng

$39.95
$10.00
NORWEGIANS IN AMERICA, THEIR HISTORY AND RECORD VOLUME 3

NORWEGIANS IN AMERICA, THEIR HISTORY AND RECORD VOLUME 3

By: Martin Ulvestad

Norwegian author and publisher, Martin Ulvestad, compiled personal data from the Norwegians who immigrated to America from 1825-1913 by sending out 163,000 brochures and 450,000 questioners. All 1,379 pages from Ulvestad’s oversized books, originally published in 1907 and 1913, have now been transcribed from the Dano-Norwegian Gothic script and translated into English. The NEW 3-volume set (originating from the 100-year-old books) is now available in English for the 1st time ever. The hardcover books are Smyth Sewn, highest quality book binding available, and archival safe. Volume 3 (of 3-volume set) covers immigration to America 1825-1913. Thousands of biographical sketches alphabetized by last name. Information includes where emigrated from in Norway, year, where immigrated to in America and occupation. Also listed are names of sons and/or relatives born in America at that time, where known.

$39.95
$10.00
NÆRØY FJORDEN

NÆRØY FJORDEN

By: Tom Dybwad & Finn Loftenes

160-page hardcover book featuring the beautiful Nærøy Fjord and the surrounding area. The Nærøy Fjord was placed on UNESCO´s World Heritage List in 2005.

In English & Norwegian.

$49.99
$15.00
PAINTED ROOMS

PAINTED ROOMS

By: Sigmund Aarseth

Traditional decorative arts meet contemporary living in the Scandinavian interiors of Sigmund Aarseth.

‘Painted Rooms’ presents an impressive variety of beautifully painted interiors, from colorful traditional Norwegian farmhouses to exciting commercial interiors. The book shows the innovation, experimentation and individuality which has always been an important part of the Norwegian psyche. It also documents a renewed demand for colorful, decorated rooms in Norway.

The broad range of styles and techniques featured in this book makes it a valuable resource for anyone with an interest in interiors, decorative arts or Scandinavian lifestyles and traditions. It is also an indispensable reference book for decorative artists, interior designers and crafts people of any discipline.
Contains more than 200 color photographs by Gudmund Aarseth.

In English

$34.95
$9.00
ROSEMALING DESIGN

ROSEMALING DESIGN

By: Sigmund Aarseth

The beautiful art of Norwegian Rosemaling with step-by-step instructions by world renowned Norwegian Rosemaler, Sigmund Aarseth. The book covers classic design characteristics of Norwegian Rosemaling, traditional color use and placement, how to background wooden pieces so they are historically accurate, information about brushes and stroke work and Sigmund's painting methods. There are 64 color pages of illustrations of Sigmund's paintings and color examples of historical Rosemaling. This book is a great reference for Folk Art painters and teachers. It is an indispensable guide for students and admirers of Norwegian Rosemaling, Telemark Style.

In English

$29.95
$9.00
SILENT PATRIOT

SILENT PATRIOT

By: Astrid Karlsen Scott

In late March of 1943, four commandos arrive in northern Norway with a mission of establishing a base for sabotage operations. Before they can unload their cutter, they are betrayed, as a German Schnell boat arrives and turns the quiet fjord into a battle zone. Only one man, Jan Baalsrud, surrvives the attack. This is the story of his perilous journey to freedom. Wounded, the dauntless soldier swims icy fjord waters, climbs snow-laden granite peaks, endures violent snowstorms and is hurled off a mountain by an avalanche. Fleeing the Gestapo and battling the harsh Arctic cold, Jan suffers snowblindness and frostbite. Though he possesses raw courage and an iron will, they are not enough to deliver him all the way to neutral Sweden and safety.

In English

$14.99
$9.00
SOGA OM FLÅM I

SOGA OM FLÅM I

By: Svein Indrelid

History of Flåm. Volume 1 (2003) covers general history including geology and archaeology. Also contains superb historical pictures, sketches and maps.

In Norwegian.

$135.00
$15.00
SOGA OM FLÅM IIA

SOGA OM FLÅM IIA

By: Svein Indrelid

History of Flåm. Volume 2 (2007) covers the farms from Fretheim to Geisme. Also contains superb historical pictures, sketches and maps.

In Norwegian.

$135.00
$15.00
SOGA OM FLÅM IIB

SOGA OM FLÅM IIB

By: Aurland Bygdebok

History of Flåm. Volume 3 (2009) covers the farms from Dalsbotn to Brekke plus Myrdal and Upsete. Also contains superb historical pictures, sketches and maps.

In Norwegian.

$135.00
$15.00

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