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Warloe, she was one of the charter members of the Trønderlag. Starting on page 18 we have several articles on some Trondelag parishes namely Stjørdal, Inderøya, Meråker, Verdal and from Orkladalen. On page 36 we have some history on the first Tronders who came to the Sioux City, Iowa area. Membership list of the Stevnet at Grand Forks in 1938. Norwegian print, 68 pages, photo copy. Gift of Palmer Paulson to the Trønderlaget.

Trønderlagets Aarbok, 1940-41. The 1940 Stevne was held in Zumbrota, MN. On page 17 there are some stories on the Tronders in the Paulsbo District of Washington State and on page 20 a story of some of the first Norske families in the state of Washington. Then a short history of the Tronders in Skagit Flat, Washington. Starting on page 28, some short stories of the Egge, Ogndalen, Opdal, Hegra and Stjørdal parishes in Norway. Starting on page 43 we have quite a few biographies and obituaries. Prof. Richard Beck, Henrik and Magli Bredley, Bertha Buan, Alfred E. Dahl, Jacob Duclet, Dr. Anders Ejde, Redaktor Ole Ejde, Olaf Halten, Prof. Dr. Einar Haugen, Iver Henning, Ole

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    Jørstad, Governor Arthur Bernhard Langlie, Marie Vognild Lund, Presten Johan Mattson, Hans

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    Ness, Skillingstad-sleketen, Prof. Gunnar Soelberg, Prof. Ole J. Stuen, and Inge M. Sødahl.

Trønderlagets Aarbok, 1958, 50-Aar Jublieumsbok, 69 pages. On page 45 a review of the Regional


Includes reports from the Trondelags Stevnes in Fargo, N.D. 1951, La Crosse, WI, in

1952, Grand Forks, in 1953, Fergus Falls, in 1954, Devils Lake, N.D. in 1955, and in Decorah, IA, in 1956. On page 64 there is the story of Marie Lous Mohr who spent Christmas in the Nazi prison

“Grini” during the German occupation, in English.

Membership list from the 1957 Stevne in

Duluth, MN.

69 pages,

original at the NAHA.

Photo copy. B. Dahl

Trønderlaget of America, 1908-1984 Possibly the first “Aarbok in English” The 1984 Stevne was held at Rochester, MN. On page 2 there is a list of 15 regional Trøndelags. Pages 4 and 5 have a story on what going to a Stevne in the mid 1920’s. On page 8 the story of Lars Florness and Inga Korstad Dahl. On page 13 the story of Beret Olsdatter Svinaas of Selbu and her husband John Haldorsen. On page 16 some facts on the Viking age. On page 18 the story of Edward Gunar Hammer of Stjordal. The Sioux Uprising story on page 21. Page 24 has story on the Norwegian “Bumerke” centuries old system of stating ownership of property, many of the Bygdeboker have the bumerke used on farms. Page 32 describes Christmas in Norway. Page 37 lists the causes of the “Nowegian Syttende Mai” . Last but not least the story of “Nidelven”, about the Norwegian spy Oscar Bodo, who was captured and killed by the Germans. He composed the song “Nidelven” our theme song, for his fiancée Inger, before he was caught. 43 pages, Photo copy. B. Dahl

Trønder-American, Trønderlagets Quarterly Magazine, June 1937. Page reviews the Stevne in Madison, MN in 1936 and page 11 the information on the 1935 Stevne at Dell Rapids, S.D. Obits. Governor Floyd B. Olson, Senator Peter Norbeck, ancestors from Bynesset, Dr. Knut Gjerseth and Pastor Gudmund Kluxdal, born in Meraker. On page 26 the story “Back Wall of Trondelagen” a refererance to Namdal, with notable figures from the area. 2 page membership list with origins. Gift of NAHA to the Trønderlag. ****

Trondelag, Arbok 1978 for Trondelag, Norway, In Norsk.. Reprint of the original by the LDS Library. 2004


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