Norwegian American Societies:

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Norwegian American Bygdelag

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

Societies, Libraries

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:

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.

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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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