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Pioneers in the Norwegian settlement, Albany, Wisconsin, 1849-

Orin M. Lofthus

Pioneers in the Norwegian settlement, Albany, Wisconsin, 1849-

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Published by O.M. Lofthus in Northfield, Minn. (R 5 - Heathview, Northfield 55057) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Albany (Green County, Wis. : Town),
  • Wisconsin,
  • Albany (Green County : Town)
    • Subjects:
    • Norwegian Americans -- Wisconsin -- Albany (Green County : Town) -- History.,
    • Norwegian Americans -- Wisconsin -- Albany (Green County : Town) -- Genealogy.,
    • Albany (Green County, Wis. : Town) -- History.,
    • Albany (Green County, Wis. : Town) -- Genealogy.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementcompiled by Orin M. Lofthus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF589.A39 L64 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationca. 300 p. :
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2998531M
      LC Control Number84256851

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