• Ancestors from Norway
<homepages.rootsweb.com/~norway/>: Extensive genealogy and cultural links and how-to.
• How to Trace Your Ancestors in Norway
<odin.dep.no/ud/publ/96/ancestors/>: How-to plus exhaustive address list, from the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
• Norway Genealogy
<www.rootsweb.com/~wgnorway/>: World GenWeb site with tips and links.
• Research Outline: Norway
• National Archives of Norway Digital Archive
<www.hist.uib.no/arkivverket/index-en.htm>: Searchable online archives of censuses, tax rolls, military rolls and church records.
• Norwegian Historical Data Centre
University of Tromso, N-9037 Tromso, Norway <www.rhd.uit.no/indexeng.htm>: Background on the census.
• Norwegian Emigration Center
Strandkaien 31, N-4005, Stavanger, Norway <www.utvandrersenteret.no/>
• Emigration Ship Index
<www.museumsnett.no/mka/ssa/indexi.htm>: Ships and passenger lists.
• Norwegian Emigrant Museum
Akershagan, 2312 Ottestad, Norway <www.hamarnett.no/emigrantmuseum/>
• Vesterheim Genealogical Center
415 W. Main St., Madison, Wl 53703, (608) 255-2224, <www.vesterheim.org/genealogy/welcome. html>
•Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
523 W. Water Street, Box 379, Decorah, IA 52101, (319) 382-9681, <www.vesterheim.org>
• Norway Genealogy Mailing Lists
• History of Norway
<odin.dep.no/ud/nornytt/uda-286.html>: From the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
• Sons of Norway
1455 W. Lake St., Minneapolis, MN 55408, (800) 945-8851 or (612) 827-3611, <www.sofn.com>: Largest Norwegian organization outside of Norway; publishes Viking magazine.
• Norwegian Genealogical Word List
• Online Norwegian-English Dictionary
• Norway Online Information
<www.norway.org/>: Culture and tourism.
• Norway Post
<www.norwaypost.com>: News site in English.
• Norway to America: A History of the Migration by Ingrid Semmingsen (University of Minnesota Press)
• The Promise of America: A History of the Norwegian-American People by Odd Sverre Lovoll (University of Minnesota Press)
• Giants in the Earth: A Saga of the Prairie by Ole Rølvaag (HarperCollins): Classic novel of Norwegian immigrant frontier life.
From the August 2000 issue of Family Tree Magazine