Hallingen, Norwegian American Magazine Bd Vol. UDGIVET AF OG FOR HALLINGLAGET I AMERIKA Nos. 21-31 (11 bound issues) October 1917-Mid 1920. Hallinglag of America, 1917 - 1920. A custom bound volume containing 11 consecutive issues of the quarterly magazine published by the Norwegian American association of families descended for the Hallingdal region of Norway.The issues encompass the World war I period and many include information of the Norwegian American solidiers who participated in the fighting. Hardcovers, three-quarter leather with ribbed leather spine and corners, gilts spine titles, octavo, 740 pages plus multi-year indexes. Most of the issues , though not all, include the Cover/Title Page and the Tables of Contents.
Issue 27 (June 1919) is missing the first 4 pages. All other issues are complete but the pages of Issue 29 appear to be numbered incorrectly. Hallingdal is a rugged mountain valley in Norway, part of Buskerud County (fylke). Many people migrated from this valley coming to America and Canada, especially during the 1800's.
The Hallinglag is an organization formed in 1907 by these immigrants and their descendants. The Hallinglag aims to preserve and promote the unique cultural heritage given to us by these pioneers. The above paragraph appears in each issue of Hallingen-the magazine that keeps Hallinglag members up-to-date on lag happenings and the message sums up why this group has actively pursued knowledge about its Norwegian heritage.
The Hallinglag has published Hallingen since 1908 and it was given that name in 1912. The magazine is still published today. Although Hallingen was printed entirely in Norwegian for years, today only an occasional article is written in Norse. The magazine containes a wealth of historical, biographical and genealogical information on the Norwegian American community, and includes many photographs of people, and of some locations.Shelfwear, heavier wear of lower corner on rear board. Owner's signature on front endpaper and pencilled notations on second free endpaper. Intact contents appear to be complete except for few missing issue cover pages and perhaps 5 missing text pages (420-24). There is also a repaired tear at gutter margin of one leaf with no loss of text. Check our other auctions and store listings for additional unusual items. For heavy sets or high-value books, the charge may be higher. We understand that this requirement may be a problem to some of our customers and we will do our best to accommodate their needs.
The item "Hallingen, Norwegian American Magazine Bd Vol. 1917-1920, World War I Hallingdal" is in sale since Thursday, August 27, 2015. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "henryt" and is located in NJ.This item can be shipped worldwide.