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A Half Century of Minneapolis
1. The foundations of Minneapolis -- 2. The early explorers -- 3. From savagery to civilization -- 4. The period of early settlement -- 5. The formative period -- 6. The first commercial advance -- 7. An era of broader development -- 8. Churches and philanthropies -- 9. Educational affairs -- 10. Music and theaters -- 11. Art, architecture and engineering -- 12. Courts and lawyers -- 13. Medicine -- 14. Dentistry -- 15. Newspapers, publishing and printing -- 16. The growth of banking -- 17. Real estate and insurance -- 18. The lumber industry -- 19. Flour milling -- 20. Grain trade and Chamber of Commerce -- 21. Varied productive industries -- 22. Wholesale trade -- 23. Retail business -- 24. Transportation -- 25. Public affairs and officials -- 26. Public utilities -- 27. Sundry organizations and activities -- 28. Homes and suburbs of Minneapolis -- 29. The city's recent progress -- Index., Scan of original book
Frikirkens Principer og Regler
A letter written by Georg Sverdrup, second president of Augsburg, that is a draft of the rules of the Lutheran Free Church. The letter is written in Norwegian., Scan of letters
From Fjord to Freeway : 100 years, Augsburg College
From Fjord to Freeway is the centenary history of Augsburg College., Scan of original book
From Rural to Urban: The Environmental History of Augsburg College, 1872-2005
Researched, written and compiled by students, this environemntal history was the final project of History 331: U.S. Environmental History, taught by Dr. Michael Lansing., Scan of original book
History of the Norwegian People in America
This exhaustive work is a monument to the enterprising spirit of Norwegian pioneers in the New World, covering the geography, history and people of Norway and the various stages of Norwegian immigration to America. It also discusses education, religion, social and political aspects, industry, language and culture. Scores of maps and tables illustrate immigration statistics and compare Norwegian movement and settlement to that of other groups, including the English, Celts, Dutch, French, Germans, Swedes, Danes, Icelanders, Finns and others., scan of original book
Memoirs : Reminiscences of a Pioneer Pastor in America, 1850-1885
Written by Ole Paulson; edited in the original Norwegian after his death by Sven Oftedal ; English translation by Torstein O. Kvamme, assisted by Lois Paulson Kvamme and by Carl O. Paulson., Scan of original book
Norsk Lutherske Prester i Amerika, 1843-1913
[Norwegian Edition] "..Contains brief biographies of 1,826 Norwegian Lutheran pastors and theological professors who have been active in the United States during the seven decades from 1843 to 1913. As an introduction to the biographical section there is a carefully prepared history of Norwegian immigration from 1825 to 1913, and of the organization and progress of the work of the Lutheran Church among the Norwegian immigrants. A brief survey of the fourteen synods which have been organized during this period is included. " (Blegen, T. C. Minnesota History Bulletin 1, no. 3 (1915): 130-32. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20160145.) Includes charts and images., scan of original book
Our Fellowship
An edited volume about the history of the Lutheran Free Church, Scan of Our Fellowship.
The Anderson Chronicles : An Intimate Portrait of Augsburg College, 1963-1997
The Anderson Chronicles is a history of Augsburg College from 1963-1997. It was compiled and written by retired professors Dave Wood and Richard C. Nelson. The Anderson Chronicles contains interviews with past presidents, Oscar Anderson, Charles Anderson and William Frame. Interviewees also include Rick Thoni, Phil Quanbeck Sr. David Wold and Sonja Hagander. The Chronicles also covers athletics, the Elroy Stock law suit and the construction of various buildings on Augsburg's campus., Scan of original book
Vinland Saga
Pictures from Rosseland's "Vinland Suite," a collection of prints located throughout Augsburg's Lindell Library, are described in this book., scan of original book
Who's Who Among Pastors in all the Norwegian Lutheran Synods of America, 1843-1927
[English Edition] "..Contains brief biographies of 1,826 Norwegian Lutheran pastors and theological professors who have been active in the United States during the seven decades from 1843 to 1913. As an introduction to the biographical section there is a carefully prepared history of Norwegian immigration from 1825 to 1913, and of the organization and progress of the work of the Lutheran Church among the Norwegian immigrants. A brief survey of the fourteen synods which have been organized during this period is included. " (Blegen, T. C. Minnesota History Bulletin 1, no. 3 (1915): 130-32. http://www.jstor.org/stable/20160145.) Includes charts and images., scan of original book