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Centennial Period of the Valdres Samband 1994-2004

by Aaron Hanson and Paul Scheffel

 

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Table of Contents

Chapter One: Stevnes

    A recap of stevner held from 1994-2004

 

Chapter Two: Tours to Valdres

   Highlights from the 1999 and 2004 tours and the agreement for scheduling regular tours every 5 years.

 

Chapter Three: Publishing

   The Budstikken, the Internet, and the Oral History project on DVD and the people that "make it happen."

 

Chapter Four: Genealogy

   Our Genealogist Emeritus, our new genealogist, new resources and on-going projects

 

Chapter Five: Committees and Projects

   The work of the Merchandise and Preservation Committees and Special Projects

 

Chapter Six:  In Memoriam

   Tributes to Samband officers

        Joseph T. Haugen (1906-1995)

        Sam Sorenson (1914-1996)

        Gertrude Nearman (1919-1999)

        Carl Thomas Narvestad (1914-2003)

 

Chapter Seven: Roll of Officers and Directors

 

Chapter Eight: Family Entries Update

   New or updated genealogical information for almost 400 Valdres-descendant families

 

 

This 138-page softcover book published in 2005 is the current installment in the Samband history series that includes:

  • VALDRES SAMBAND 1899-1974, By Carl and Amy Narvestad (Out of Print)

  • PEOPLE OF THE VALDRES SAMBAND 1899-1984, By Carl and Amy Narvestad

  • 95TH ANNIVERSARY VALDRES SAMBAND 1899-1994 A REVIEW OF THE LAST DECADE, By Carl and Amy Narvestad


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