Presenting old pictures from Norway
This film was shot by Gunnar Wold in 1954. From Ulvik in Hardanger. Narrated in English.
Did a visitor from Norway father a child in Ludington, Michigan around the year 1890?
Here is a picture capturing a moment in time.
A reconstructed water powered saw mill with vertical frame.
It is always fun to find pictures to illustrate our family history. Not many of us find portraits of ancestors born in the 1500’s though.
A visit to the Wisconsin Historical Society’s website brought up some interesting results.
Here are a some websites where you can find old photos from Norway
Have you ever wondered how all the Norwegians ended up in America? It can be hard to imagine, but in the 19th century, Norway was a very poor country.
I received a question about an old picture presented in a Facebook group. When I visited the website I also took a look at the other pictures there. I was in for a big surprise.