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Telemark to AmericaClick to Order

In 1987, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of "Telers" in America, Telelaget decided to publish a set of Norwegian-American history books. The first volume gives an overview of Telemark and its immigrant settlements in America. The second book in the series (which has been updated and recently re-published) is a collection of articles from the Telesoga and 1926 Årbok about Teler settlements in America. Volume III has just become available.

  • Volume I - Emigration
  • Volume II - Settlements
  • New!Volume III - Settlements, Biographies, and Telemark Lore

Cost per Volume: $20 plus S/H   Order Form  

Special:  Order all three volumes for $50 plus S/H

Tables of Contents
Telemark to America: Volume Three

Book Cover

Settlement Histories

Two Old Letters
To People from Telemark who live in America
Settlement Map

Wisconsin: Pigeon Creek and Trempealeau Valley

Minnesota: Foreword by Pastor P. Langseth

                  Santiago & Glendorado Townships 

                  Six Mile Grove

                  Melvin & Fertile, Polk County

North Dakota: North Dakota



                      McKenzie County


Oregon: Silverton

Telemark in USA (Halvor Nordbø revisits early settlements)  

Telemark Lore
Kviteseid Church
Halvor Graatop's Foray
Collecting Folklore in Telemark
On the Trail with Aasmund Vinje
Letter from Olaf O. Vinje to Professor R. B. Anderson
When I Grew Up (Torkel Oftelie)
Åmostdal in Telemark
Dond, the Hired Man at Drottning
Old Heroes in Mo
Pranksters in Vrådal
A Night in Munken
People from Telemark in the Norwegian Military Sagas
An Old Tale from Telemark
Old Sagas: Sigurd Liæ
                 Aslak Borgjildson
                 The Hegglands Church
                 Warriors from Fyresdal
                 Old Farms
                 Kort Bergve & Hart Hæsstad


Olaf O Vinje
Olaf Fetveit
Torgeir Gunnarson Midbø (Lårdal)
Pastor Stener Swenumson-Bolåger
Store Sigurd Bjørguvson
Aane Bondal (Fyresdal)
Gunnar Bjåland
Halvor Aarhus & others from Eidsborg
The Grovum Family
Alexander Norman
Olaus A. Norman
The First Telemark Girl
Herbjørn Alfson Veseth
Halvor S. Aasen
Olav Gunnarson Naper
Aasmund Nestestog
O B Stephen's memories of Koshkonong
Lie, Husstøil families from Fyresdal
Gunleik T Midbø, Rolv & Gunnar Rolvson
Two Life Stories from Eastern Montana
Olav  Lauvstad

Telemark to America: Volume One Telemark to America: Volume Two
Norwegian History
Telemark and its People
Telemark Emigration
Settlement History (Summary)

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Telelag of America
The Fane
Telelaget and Telesoga
Telemarkings on the Indianland
Telers in Tamarack Valley
Nissedal Settlement by Lake Mills, Iowa
Teler Towns in Worth & Winnebago Counties, IA
People of Nissedal in America
The First Nissedalers Who Came to America
C J Gullickson - Telers on Round Prairie
Telers in Houston County, Minnesota
Telers in Fillmore County, Minnesota
Natives of Tinn Valley Near Harmony, MN
Six Mile Grove
On a Journey through Southern Minnesota 1925
Among the Sofafarmers in Goodhue County
Northfield and the Christiania Settlement
Telers in Chippewa and Yellow Medicine Counties MN
Telers in Chippewa, Yellow Medicine & Lac Qui Parle Counties
Telers around Milan, Chippewa County
Teler Settlements in the 13 Towns 
Buffalo Settlement
More about the Buffalo Settlement
Sand Hill Settlement
Telers in Red Lake in the Summer of 1918



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