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Valda Valkyrien

Date: 1916
Description: Publicity portrait of Valda Valkyrien, known as "The Movie Star of Denmark."
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The First Norwegian Lutheran Church in Crawford County

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Description: The first Norwegian Lutheran church in Crawford County; a log structure with man standing in front.
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Portrait of a Woman in Norwegian Costume

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Description: A portrait of a young woman in Norwegian costume, with long, loose hair and trimming at collar.
Painting

John A. Johnson

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Description: Quarter-length portrait of John A. Johnson, painted by James Reeve Stuart. Johnson was a prominent Norwegian immigrant who became a farmer, newspaper journ...
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Norwegian-American Society

Date: May 18 1945
Description: Norwegian-American Society members in costume on stage at Central High School with United States and Norwegian flags and Norwegian coat of arms.
Map or Atlas

Ethnic Stocks Map

Date: 1940
Description: Map of the people of Wisconsin according to ethnic stocks.
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Anders Moldstad Family

Date: 1875
Description: A large family group is posed in the foreground in front of a frame house with shutters and a lightening rod. Greek Revival style house, possibly belonging...
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Anders Moldstad Family

Date: 1880
Description: A family seated around a table that has a fringed cloth. The children sit in small chairs and a woman holds a baby. The frame house behind a picket fence h...
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Moscow Laseselskab Fremad

Date: October 09 1875
Description: Portrait of Moscow Laseselskab Fremad (Moscow Library Association). Rasmus B. Anderson is probably in the group.
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Professor R.B. Anderson, his Family and Visitors

Date: 1877
Description: "Professor R. B. Anderson, his Family & Visitors." Seated outdoors left to right around a table are Mrs. R.B. Anderson, H. Herlofson, Professor Rasmus B. A...
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Interior of Norwegian-American Lutheran Church

Date: 1874
Description: The interior of a Norwegian-American Lutheran Church decorated with garlands and religious admonitions in Norwegian.
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Young Andreas Larsen Dahl

Date: 1860
Description: Studio portrait of the young Andreas Larsen Dahl taken in Christiania (now Oslo), Norway, before he immigrated to the United States in 1869. Dahl was born...
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Ole A. Lee

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Description: A seated studio portrait of Ole A. Lee, a private in Company D, 15th Wisconsin Infantry, in uniform, holding a musket across his chest. The following info...
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Norway Center Plaque

Date: December 07 1969
Description: A cast metal plaque of a Viking ship over the entrance to the Norway Center at 2262 Winnebago Street, which officially opened on June 15, 1963. The plaque...
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Woman Playing Monochord

Date: 1941
Description: Woman in Norwegian dress playing the monochord.
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Woman Playing Monochord

Date: 1941
Description: Woman in Norwegian dress playing the monochord.
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Rosemaling a Smorgasbord Platter

Date: 1941
Description: Mr. Per Lysne rosemaling a smorgasbord platter.
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Rosemaled Chests

Date: 1941
Description: Mr. Per Lysne admiring rosemaled chests.
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Joyce Elmer with Norwegian Chest

Date: October 23 1944
Description: Joyce Elmer, Memorial Union gallery committee chairman, inspecting an antique Norwegian chest as part of an exhibit of Elaine Smedal's "Norwegian Wisconsin...
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Norwegian Dress and Hat

Date: October 23 1944
Description: Norwegian dress and hat displayed as part of an exhibit of Elaine Smedal's "Norwegian Wisconsin as a Source of Design." Elaine Smedal arranged the exhibit...

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