Tagged: Sverre Mørkhagen

Capturing the dream of America

An interview with Sverre Mørkhagen, expert on Norwegian migration to North America Rigmor Swensen Norwegian American Historical Assoc. Sverre Mørkhagen tells three gripping stories about the Norwegian immigration to America in his trilogy: Farewell...

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,...

One million may have gone to America

According to author Sverre Mørkhagen, far more Norwegians than may have emigrated to North America between 1825 and 1975 than numbers previously stated by Statistics Norway By Torill Nordeng Aftenposten Translation by Norway.com staff...

New book about the Norwegian emigration to America

A new Norwegian book written by author Sverre Mørkhagen, called “Farewell, Norway Amerika 1825–1975”, claims that the actual number of emigrants leaving Norway for America was much higher than the estimated 800,000. On Tuesday Oct. 13, “Farvel Norge,”...