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Descendants of the Sloopers at the Norse-American Centennial
  • Date 1925
  • Place of Origin St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Creator Fenney, Knute L.

The Norse-American Centennial, held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in early June 1925, was a celebration marking the centennial of Norwegian immigration to America. Descendants of the Sloopers, the first organized group of Norwegian immigrants to the United States in 1825, posed in front of a replica of the Restauration, the small ship that carried their ancestors on the three month voyage across the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Materials Photograph
  • Identifier / Source ARCHNorseAmerCent