Author:Jon Gjerde and Carlton C. Qualey; foreword by Bill Holm

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Norwegians in Minnesota

By: Jon Gjerde and Carlton C. Qualey; foreword by Bill Holm.

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press: c2002

Seller ID: 514211

ISBN: 0873514211

Condition: 110 pages, 6 x 9, 47 b&w illus., reading list, notes, index, paperback, Minnesota Historical Society Press


The images of the Vikings professional football team, the stereotype of the "Norwegian bachelor farmer," and even Minnesotan's speech patterns proclaim the Norwegian heritage of Minnesota. But the Norwegian settlers have contributed much more to the state, as authors Carlton C. Qualey and Jon A. Gjerde make clear. The Norwegians, who first arrived in territorial days, created lasting farming settlements, especially in the Red River Valley. Their Lutheran churches... View more info