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“Billed-ABC”— Children’s Grammar Book—Norwegian

 Unprocessed — Box: 03456 C
Identifier: H2012-069

Content Description

The collection consists of a sixty-four page children’s grammar book printed in Norwegian. Johannes Jossendal compiled the book published by the Norske Synod in Decorah (IA) in 1897. The book includes short stories, poems, and prayers and includes illustrations. The books owners, Monroe Mathison, was born in 1903 and lived near Canton (S.D.) a center for Norwegian immigration to South Dakota. Immigrants used similar grammar books to teach their children their native language.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1897

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet