3 edition of Danish immigrant homes, glimpses from southwest Minnesota = found in the catalog.
Danish immigrant homes, glimpses from southwest Minnesota =
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|Other titles||Glimt af Danske immigrant hjem, i det sydvestlige Minnesota.|
|Statement||guest curator and exhibition designer, Signe T. Nielsen Betsinger.|
|Genre||Tyler Region, Exhibitions.|
|Series||Miscellaneous publication / Agriculture Experiment Station, University of Minnesota ;, 38-1986, Miscellaneous publication (University of Minnesota. Agricultural Experiment Station) ;, 1986-38.|
|Contributions||Nielsen Betsinger, Signe T., Goldstein Gallery.|
|LC Classifications||F614.T95 D36 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||56 p. :|
|Number of Pages||56|
|LC Control Number||87108229|
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University of Minnesota. Danish Immigrant Homes: Glimpses from Southwestern Minnesota. Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station. Utah drew many Danish Mormons in the s to s, but in the s and s the largest number of Danish immigrants still went to Wisconsin. In the s and the first decade of the twentieth century, Iowa attracted the most, although many also settled in.
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The Danish immigrants in Minnesota represented practically every part of Denmark — the larger islands, Seeland (Sjcelland), Funen (Fyn), Lolland, Falster, and the peninsula of Jutland, as well as the smaller islands. In Denmark they had spoken different dialects in their homes File Size: 1MB.
Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): (external link)Author: University of Minnesota. Usage of Danish. Ab Danish Americans continue to speak the Glimpses from southwest Minnesota = book ing to the US Census Bureau, 33, people spoke Danish at home; that figure was down to 29, five years later ( American Community Survey).
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To Call it Home serves the practical purposes of regional leaders by offering comprehensive knowledge of the newest wave of immigrants to southwestern Minnesota-Africans, Asians, and Hispanics. It responds to such questions as who the newcomers are, why they came, and what they experience upon arrival here.
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