History of the Scandinavians and successful Scandinavians in the United States.

by Olof Nickolaus Nelson

Publisher: O. N. Nelson in Minneapolis, Minn

Written in English
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StatementComp. and ed. by O. N. Nelson.
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LC ClassificationsE184.S18 N4
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Pagination2 v.
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Open LibraryOL6914718M
LC Control Number02008202
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This book offers a detailed survey of the history and culture of Scandinavians, known as Rus, living during the Viking Age in the Eastern Europe where they created not only a principality of Kiev but also several large proto-town centres and numerous rural settlements.

history of Danes, Norwegians, Swedes and Finns in North American education and art, reviews of published history of these groups, preservation of ethnic identity, literary representations, immigrant letters from America, letters sent from Denmark to immigrants in America, and formal efforts to preserve the American-Scandinavian heritage.

Each. Beginning in the s, thousands of immigrants from Nordic countries settled in Minnesota and quickly established themselves in the political life of their new home. These Norwegians, Swedes, Danes, Finns, and Icelanders first sowed their political seeds at the local level—as town clerks, city councilmen, county commissioners, sheriffs—and then broadened their sights to the state and.

Scandinavian Immigration to the Americas involves the immigration of people from Scandinavia to the American continent and its associated territories. Typically, Scandinavia refers to the countries of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and sometimes Finland and Iceland. Individuals who immigrated to the Americas from Scandinavia brought with them cultural, economic, educational, and other valuable.

Many Scandinavians emigrated to Canada, the United States, Australia, Africa, and New Zealand during the later nineteenth century. The main wave of Scandinavian emigration occurred in the s lasting until the s, although substantial emigration continued until the s.

The Promise of America: A History of the Norwegian-American People. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, Call # folio ES2 L Nelson, Olof Nickolaus. History of the Scandinavians and Successful Scandinavians in the United States. 2nd ed. Minneapolis, MN: O. Nelson and Co., Call # F Nelson, O.

N.; "History of the Scandinavians and Successful Scandinavians in the United States". By the middle of the century, the time was ripe for mass immigration, and Scandinavians began arriving in American ports in large numbers.

Each group of immigrants-those from Sweden, from Norway, from Denmark, Finland, and Iceland-would take a different path to life in the United States. History of the Scandinavians and successful Scandinavians in the United States Published: () The Scandinavians in America, a chronology & fact book Author: Furer, Howard B., Published: ().

Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag. A social history of Scandinavian immigration, Washington State, Saved in: Bibliographic Details; Main Author: Dahlie, Jorgen.

History of the Scandinavians and successful Scandinavians in the United States Published. What the US can learn from Scandinavia in the struggle against inequality. In the struggle against rampant economic inequality in the United States and many parts of the world, no model is held up as a guiding light more often than the one built by Scandinavians.

And for good reason. Nelson, O.N. History of the Scandinavians and Successful Scandinavians in the United States. (O.N. Nelson & Co. Minneapolis, MN. ) Nelson, Marion Paintings by Minnesotans of Norwegian Background, (Minnesota Historical Society and Norwegian-American Historical Association.

Northfield, MN. ) Jacobson, J.N. Herbjørn Gausta. History of the Scandinavians and Successful Scandinavians in the United States. 2nd ed. Minneapolis, MN: O. Nelson and Co., Call # F Focuses on Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Norelius, Eric. The Pioneer Swedish Settlements and Swedish. The Civil War service of Scandinavians in the Union would integrate them into American society and even helped lay the foundation for Scandinavian-Americans to play a prominent role in politics around the Midwest.

Nearly half of Minnesota's governors have been first- or second-generation Scandinavians. SCANDINAVIANS In Search of the Soul of the North By Robert Ferguson Illustrated.

Overlook Press. $ One of the first things I did upon moving to. Successful in finding converts from the beginning, the Church has had two very dynamic periods of growth there, from toand from to Emigration of Church members to the United States was particularly high between and and after World War II.

A military power in the 17th century, Sweden has not participated in any war in almost two centuries. An armed neutrality was preserved in both World Wars.

Sweden's proven formula of a capitalist system with welfare elements was challenged in the s by unemployment. For a not altogether successful attempt at developing a model to explain the settlement patterns of immigrants, see Richard K.

Vedder and Lowell E. Galloway, "The Settlement Preferences of Scandinavian Emigrants to the United States, ," in Scandinavian Economic History Review, 18 (), Jorgen Dahlie and Arthur John Brown. Making America More Like Scandinavia. How the Scandinavians Got and Iceland—the four countries with Viking ancestry that the book focuses on.

The United States is. Jackson, Erika K. Scandinavians in Chicago: The Origins of White Privilege in Modern America (U of Illinois Press, ) online review; Lovoll, Odd S. ed., Nordics in America: The Future of Their Past (Northfield, Minn., Norwegian American Historic Association.

) Norman, Hans, and Harald rnia: 1, Inthe Danish-American community and the Danish government chose the University of Washington as the site for the first Danish Chair in the United States.

By agreement with the University, a faculty position in Danish was to be funded for five years, after which time the University would agree to assume the funding in its regular budget.

An eye-opening history of a region and culture “vibrant with people, noise, chance, life.” In this valuable study—not merely a recounting of the stereotypes regarding Vikings and their rampaging ways—award-winning writer and translator Ferguson (Kierkegaard: Great Thinkers on Modern Life,etc.) searches for the deepest soul of Scandinavia, traversing three countries (Norway.

The history of the Forsgren company has to he drawn from several sources: Daughters of Utah Pioneers, A Pioneer Journal, Forsgren Company, (Salt Lake City, ), pp. 1–40; Willard Snow Journal, excerpted in Scandinavian Mission General History, which also quotes a number of journals by members of the company and provides a partial list of.Table key Data derived from the U.S.

Bureau of the Census (). Count Number of occurrences: Estimate of the number of people with the surname in the United States. (s) means the data was suppressed for privacy. #/K Occurrences /people: The number of occurrences of a given surname perin the United States. % White % Non-Hispanic White Only: Percentage of .The census of counted only people of Scandinavian heritage in all of King County.

A tremendous influx took place between andwhen close toScandinavians settled in the Pacific Northwest, thus making them the largest foreign-born ethnic group in the state.