Tagged: Odd Lovoll

Historian Odd Lovoll on his Two Homelands

Book review Judith Gabriel Vinje Los Angeles, Calif. The first immigrants from Norway sailed into New York harbor on their sloop “Restauration” on Oct. 9, 1825, after a grueling voyage of 14 weeks. During...

Happy Birthday, Norwegian American Weekly!

By Christy Olsen Field Norwegian American Weekly The Norwegian American press was once described as a “near avalanche of newspapers” by historian Arlow W. Andersen. Visiting journalists from Norway expressed great surprise at the number...