Norwegian Emigration: Between Rocks and Hard Places by Ann Urness Gesme
Gesme shares her research detailing customs and conditions in the lives of rural Norwegians as they began to consider emigration in the 1800s. With this information, readers can gain logical and credible insight into the daily lives of Norwegian ancestors.  This...
$22.95
Ole Goes To War: Men from Norway Who Fought in America's Civil War by Jerry Rosholt
Many Norwegian immigrants came to the United States to form the Wisconsin 15th Regiment and fight in the Civil War. Through historical photographs and the soldiers own words, this book vividly brings to life the human dimension of this pivotal moment...
$5.00
Nordic Fest: 50 Years Strong by Dawn Svenson Holland
Researched and written by Dawn Svenson Holland. The Nordic Fest 50th anniversary book celebrates the beautiful story of this uniquely nonprofit, noncommercial special event held the last weekend of July in Decorah, Iowa. The book includes 22 chapters and a...
$15.00
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The Rømmegrøt Diet by Rolf Svanoe
Reflections on the Norwegian Immigrant Story. This booklet tells the story of Norwegian emigration to the United States through the lens of food. Rømmegrøt is a delicious creamy porridge beloved by many. Through personal stories, the author shows what life...
$13.95
Marking Time: The Primstav Murals of Sigmund Aarseth by Kathleen Stokker
With a lively text by Kathleen Stokker, this lavishly illustrated guide to Sigmund Aarseth's vibrant primstav (calendar stick) murals in Vesterheim's Amdal-Odland Heritage Center is a color compendium of Norwegian folklore as well as a study of a contemporary folk-art...
$5.00
Sámi – Publication of Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
Featuring articles about the Sámi, the indigenous people of Norway, Sweden, Finland, and the Kola Peninsula of Russia. Authors include Nathan Muus, Scott M. Williams, Faith Fjeld, J.R. Christianson, and Svein Ludvigsen. Muus and Fjeld were two of the guest...
$5.00
Vesterheim Samplings from the Collection
Introduction to the history and collections of Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, a national treasure that showcases the best in historic and contemporary Norwegian folk and fine arts. Lavishly illustrated with both black and white and full-color photographs. Softcover, 34 pp.
$2.00
Vesterheim Magazine Vol. 20, No. 2 2022- Traditional Tunes Today
Vesterheim is published twice a year, featuring in-depth articles focusing on the museum's priceless collections of artifacts, Norwegian-American history and culture, and up-to-date information on all museum events, classes, tours, and education opportunities. The magazine is a benefit to Vesterheim...
$5.00
We Die Alone: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance by David Howarth
Here is one of the most exciting escape narratives to emerge from the challenges and miseries of World War II. In March 1943, a team of expatriate Norwegian commandos sailed from northern England for Nazi-occupied arctic Norway to organize and...
$19.95
Friluftsliv: Connect with Nature the Norwegian Way by Oliver Luke Delorie
Embrace the great outdoors and see how spending time in nature can improve your mental, physical, and spiritual health with this beautifully illustrated guide to the Norwegian concept of friluftlsiv, outdoor living. Hardcover.
$12.95
Shetland Bus by David Howarth
The occupation of Western Europe and Scandinavia in the spring of 1940 crippled Britain's ability to gather intelligence information. After the Germans invaded Norway, many Norwegians knew that small boats were constantly sailing from the Shetland Islands to land weapons,...
$19.95
The Princess and the Boat Boy, Heroes of the Primstav by Lucy Tokheim
Lucy is bringing out her first comic book! It is her retelling of the legend of St. Sunniva, the first patron saint of Norway. The Norwegian primstav calendar also made its way into this entirely hand-drawn story. 36 pages, black...
$16.00
Assault In Norway: Sabotaging the Nazi Nuclear Program by Thomas Gallagher
A gripping narrative of a brave team of Norwegian exiles who infiltrated their homeland for the Allies to sabotage a German factory where "heavy water" was being produced and stockpiled."An exciting and dramatic episode." ~ Library JournalSoftcover, 233 pp.
$16.95
Skis Against The Atom by Knut Haukelid
The exciting, first-hand account of heroism and daring sabotage during the Nazi occupation of Norway. The outcome of World War II could very possibly have been much different if Knut Haukelid and his small, but courageous band of Norwegian soldiers...
$15.95
Mead: The Libations, Legends, and Lore of History's Oldest Drink by Fred Minnick
Beloved by figures as diverse as Queen Elizabeth and Thor, the Vikings and the Greek gods, mead is one of history's most storied beverages. But this mixture of fermented honey isn't just a relic of bygone eras – it's experiencing a...
$25.00
Snus I Snogen, Tromf I Brogen En Bok Om Kjenger by Sverre Strandenes
This complete overview of wooden Norwegian drinking vessels features details and images of over 480 pieces. Includes extensive information about the original owners and farms, plus beer brewing, drinking customs, and rural artists. Norwegian text, short English summary, hardcover.
$110.00

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