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Title A History of Norwegian Immigration to the United States from the Earliest Beginning Down to the Year 1848
Author Flom, George Tobias (1871-1960)
Date 1909
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information Iowa City, IA: Priv. Print
Reference G450.F629.H909
BIB ID 89239
Library / Archive American Antiquarian Society
Collection Name Immigration General
Description Looks at the history of Norwegian migration to the United States. The author briefly examines the early period of migration, from 1620-1825, and then looks in detail at the remaining 19th century. Subjects covered include: the first Norwegian settlement in America, causes of migration, the growth of settlements, and westward expansion.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations; Journey Conditions
Country (from) Norway
Country (to) United States of America
Places Rock County, Rock Prarie, Dane County, Racine County, Lee County, Wiota, Jefferson Prarie, Dunkirk, Dunn, Cottage Grove, Sumner, Oakland, Walworth County, Spring Prarie, Bonnet Prarie, Western Dane County, Wisconsin, Chicago, Boone County, Kendal County, Grundy County, Lee County, De Kalb County, Illinois, Iowa, United States; Hallingdal, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Keywords emigration, immigration, colony, settlement, push factors, pull factors, economics, poverty, employment, religion, persecution, church, American westward expansion, agriculture
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the American Antiquarian Society catalogue.
Language English
Copyright American Antiquarian Society