Tagged: Norwegian-American immigration

When wanderlust runs in the family

One family’s story of immigrants to the US who later returned home to Norway Mette Biering Christiansen Red Wing, Minn. The majority of the immigrants to the U.S. from Norway up to about 1880...

A modern immigrant story, part two

How the American Dream worked out for Norwegian Terje “Ted” Birkedal and family Terje Birkedal Anchorage, Alaska In the March 10 issue of The Norwegian American, I began the story of my family’s immigration...

Historical trilogy of Norwegian Americans

Mørkhagen’s lengthy account of Norwegian-American immigration is an impressive feat M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway “Surprisingly little is known about the Norwegian emigration to America, even by Norwegians. Most are familiar with the history,...