Duluthians of Scottish heritage wear traditional Scottish tartans and garments and dance at the Folk Festival. YWCA and A. M. Chisholm Children's Museum collaborated to provide the annual Duluth Folk Festival in Leif Erikson Park to celebrate cultures and community.
University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
Members of the German Catholic Benevolent Association are shown marching northward on Minnesota Avenue in St. Peter in a 1911 parade. The arch in the foreground is at the intersection of the avenue with Park Row. Many downtown businesses are visible.
A group holding American flags in the Norse-American Centennial parade in New York. Carl O. Pedersen, a Norwegian-born Lutheran clergyman, was influential in organizing these celebrations across the country.
A group of people are standing on the platform at the Hendricks Minnesota railroad depot waiting for the train. They are leaving for Norway. The people are dressed up in hat and suits, and long dresses. Along with the travelers are several other people. Among the travelers are Mr. and Mrs. P. Bogen, Mr. and Mrs. Arnt Hinsvark and Mr. Peder Kvernmoe.
Group portrait of the Bygdelagenes Faellesraad (Counsel of the Bygdelags), St. Paul, Minnesota. Included in the portrait is Pastor L. M. Gimmestad (President), T.A. Walby (Vice-President), and Eilev O. Bakke (Secretary).
Women's Cooperative Guild in Virginia, Minnesota, standing and sitting at the 25th anniversary of the Guild celebration event held at the home of Ruth Irwin in 1964. Back row left to right: Ellen Luopa, Elsie Wiljanen, Bertha Saarela, Tynne Isaacson, Edna Simonson, Hilma Torma, Florence Panta (cut out: Fanny Lehto, Aune Lahti); Middle left to right: Amelia Koski, Edna Hall, Viena Tuohi, Esther Niskala, Aili Tapanila (cut out: Hilja Kilkkinen); Front: Elma Samuelson, Sylvia Isaacson, Sylvia Silvola, Mary Knight, Miriam Heikkila (cut out: Sylvia Hill).
University of Minnesota Libraries, Immigration History Research Center Archives