Norwegian American dancers

Norwegian American dancers

Norwegian American dancers in Minnesota. Pictured are Anna Hoveland, Gina Kolar, Arne Markusen, Inga Markusen, Caroline Olsen, Inga Skottegard, and Matilda Wamstad. Photograph by Ambassador Atelier, Inc., 1934.

Chorus of singers forming the Norwegian Flag for the Norwegian Centennial Celebration

Chorus of singers forming the Norwegian Flag

Chorus of singers forming the Norwegian Flag for the Norwegian Centennial Celebration at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds, June 1925.

Julebukker (Norwegian Christmas foolers)

Julebukker (Norwegian Christmas foolers)

Description: Norwegian Minnesotans in costume as julebukker (Christmas foolers), ca. 1908.

Norwegian immigrants’ sawmill

Norwegian immigrants’ sawmill

Sawmill operated by Norwegian immigrants to Thor (Aitkin County), Minnesota, ca. 1900.

Sons of Norway parade delegation

Sons of Norway parade delegation

Members of the Sons of Norway’s Nidaros Lodge marching in a parade, ca. 1900.

Photograph of sod house

Sod House

Ms. Beret Hagebak in front of her sod house east of Madison, Minnesota, in Lac qui Parle County, ca. 1896. Photograph by Hugh J. Chalmers.

Photograph of Minnesota's first state flag

Minnesota's first state flag

Minnesota's first State flag, designed by Amelia Hyde Center of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and embroidered by Pauline and Thomane Fjelde, immigrants to Minnesota from Norway and respected needleworkers. The flag was exhibited and won a gold medal at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, in 1893.

Photograph of St. Lucas Norwegian Lutheran Church and congregation

St. Lucas Norwegian Lutheran Church

St. Lucas Norwegian Lutheran Church in Yellow Medicine County. Photograph by Carl Graff, ca. 1880–1920.

Photograph of women in Norwegian costume

Young women in Norwegian costume.

Young women in Norwegian costume. Photograph by Charles V. Sarnblad, 1888.

Painting of Washington Prairie Parsonage

Washington Prairie Parsonage (Herbjorn Gausta)

: “Washington Prairie Parsonage.” Oil-on-canvas painting by Herbjorn Gausta, c. 1880–1889. Used with the permission of the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, Decorah, Iowa.
Source: Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum

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