Vital Records links page to find
free websites that offer vital records and census data access (births, deaths, etc). Check
out the great information our members have posted about their Telemark
ancestors. You will find links to sites that are
specific to the topic on many of this website's pages.
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Norwegian-American Bygdelagenes Fellesraad
- Telelaget is a member of this umbrella organization for all Norwegian
The website provides contact information
and links to all of the lags' websites.
has as its mission fostering communication and cooperation among
Norwegian-American organizations and strengthening ties with Norway
Norwegian-American Historical Association
has a home at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. It houses a
rich collection of historical information, much of which is catalogued
and/or available on-line.
(Norse Federation) is a non-profit organization that seeks to strengthen
cultural and personal ties between Norway and Norwegians, their descendants
and friends abroad.
Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
in Decorah IA has an extensive collection of Norwegian-American artifacts.
Along with sponsoring classes and events on its Decorah campus, it makes its
Civil War database of Norwegian soldiers available on-line.
Norwegian-American Genealogical Center & Naeseth
Library in Madison, Wisconsin built on the
resources collected by founder Gerhard Naeseth and provides access to both
comprehensive paper and electronic databases of information about Norwegian
immigrants, their ancestors, and their descendants.
partners with Telelaget to plan events in both Telemark and America(website
The Hardanger Fiddle
Association of America and the
Hardingfelelag are both organizations committed to assuring that the art
of playing Norway's Hardanger fiddle is enjoyed and passed on to the next
generation of Norwegian-Americans.
Pioneer Recognition Programs