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“The Berdahl Family- from Rags to Riches”
July 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmFREE
Livsreise shares stories of individual and family immigration every day with our visitors. We are happy to share another story with you as told by Rasmus Sunde an author and expert in immigration from Sogn of Fjordane. This story is about a poor tenant farmer family from Sogn in the western part of Norway who became rich farmers, first in Minnesota and then in South Dakota.
Rasmus Sunde is a Norwegian historian and author. He was born in Vik , the resident of Jølster and Balestrand. Sunde holds a PhD in migration history. He was associate professor at Høgskulen in Sogn og Fjordane , no. Høgskollen in Western Norway , from 1991 until he was retired in 2011. Sunde has written several books on migration history