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Nordmanns-Forbundet (the Norse Federation)— Founded in 1907; seeks to strengthen cultural as well as personal ties with Norway
Norwegian American Foundation- The Foundation sponsors educational and cultural initiatives based on donor advised funds and contributions.
Norwegian American Historical Association - A private membership organization dedicated to locating, collecting preserving and interpreting the Norwegian-American experience.
Friends of Norway Caucus Congressional Caucus promoting Norwegian-American relations, founded by Norwegian-American congressmen
Sons of Norway An organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Norwegian heritage and culture, especially in America
Norwegian American Hall of Fame- Information on famous Americans, living and dead, who are readily associated with their Norwegian ancestry
Daughters Of Norway-An organization dedicated to preserving Norwegian heritage
Sons of Norway Vennekretsen An organization dedicated to preserving and promoting Norwegian heritage and culture in Atlanta, Georgia
Large collections of Norwegian and Norwegian-American records which include books, membership rolls and other publications of "'Bygdelags" (an organization whose membership is comprised of Norwegian-American descendants from a specific Norwegian geographical areal); biographies, family histories, genealogies, histories of settlements (borth in America and Norway), Norwegian-American newspapers and other valuable records are at:
- The Minnesota State Historical Society
- Wisconsin State Historical Society
- The University of Wisconsin Memorial Library (Largest collection of Norwegian local history published in Norway. Items available through inter-library loan.
- Preuss Library, Luther College
- Rølvaag Memorial Library, St. Olaf College
Also housed in this building is the Norwegian-American Historical Association which holds an extensive collection of about 112,000 obituaries on index cards of Norwegian-Americans between about 1910-1960 plus a number of other resources.
- See also:
Vesterheim Norwegian American Museum Exhibitions and collections, genealogy and Civil War databases, etc.
University of Wisconsin- Madison Memorial Library Norwegian Genealogy: List of Reference Sources
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