Alpha Girls: The Women Upstarts Who Took On Silicon Valley's Male Culture and Made the Deals of a Lifetime by Julian Guthrie
An unforgettable story of four women – Magdalena Yesil, Mary Jane Elmore, Theresia Gouw, and Sonja Perkins. Through grit and ingenuity, they became stars in the cutthroat, high-stakes, male dominated world of venture capital in Silicon Valley, and helped build...
Counterfeiter: How A Norwegian Jew Survived The Holocaust by
This is an enthralling personal account of the secret Nazi project, Operation Bernhard, devised to destabilize the British and, later, American economies by creating and putting into circulation millions of counterfeit banknotes. A team of typographers and printers was pulled...
Dette umaadelige hav by Kari Grønningsæter
From the autumn of 1913 to the autumn of 1914, Karoline "Ninna" Saanum (aged 22) took part in a round-the-world voyage with the full-rigger Svaland av Kristiansand, owned by Stray's shipping company where her father Johan A. Saanum was captain. ...
Kisti's Royal Garden by Robin Lynse
This four part true story of Kisti's Royal Garden tells of Kisti and Hendrick Lysne's adventures in the new world as they emigrated with their family from Norway. The book offers the reader a rich understanding of how some settlers...
Mission To The City by Karl Holm
This book records Karl Holm's personal account of his work in Orkenen Sur, a shanty town in the Red Hook section of Brooklyn, New York, during the worst years of the Depression. Holm immigrated to the United States from Norway in...
Olive Jensen Nordby: A Retrospective of Her Art, Edited By Ingrid M. and Jay L. Jensen
This large-format, hardcover, all-color art book records many of the life-long artistic accomplishments of Olive Jensen Nordby. The 37 woodcut prints and 10 paintings reproduced in the volume demonstrate Nordby's love of nature, light, color, and form. The 120-page volume...
Paddle Pilgrim, Kayaking the Fjords of Norway by David Ellingson
Paddle Pilgrim chronicles a month-long paddle adventure on the magnificent Sogne and Hardanger Fjords in Norway, where the author's ancestors emigrated to America in the 1850s. An epic narrative is told with daily detailed accounts of experiences on the water...
The Diary of Elisabeth Koren 1853-1855 by David T Nelson
Else Elisabeth Hysing, an upper-class Norwegian woman, married Ulrik Vilhelm Koren on August 18, 1853 and, almost immediately afterward, the couple made the perilous Atlantic Crossing to America, where her husband had been called to serve as the first Lutheran...
The Hjelles of Siewers Springs by Ann Hjelle
An Iowa family and their farm. This booklet documents a Norwegian immigrant family and their Decorah, Iowa, legacy. Softcover.
Voyage of the TradeWind by Harald M. Hamran
The logbook and diary of the voyage that Harald Hamran and his brother Hans made between Norway and America in 1933 on a 25-foot sailboat. Their ship, TradeWind, is one of the most popular artifacts at Vesterheim.Softcover, 80 pp.
War and Innocence by Hanna Aasvik Helmersen
A young girl's life in occupied Norway (1940-1945) War and Innocence is Hanna Aasvik Helmersen's moving account based on her childhood memories of Norway during WWII. It is the remarkable story of a young girl's experience with the suddenness of...
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