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Danish Cedar Falls: the Immigrants Experience

This thesis explains the history of Danish Immigrants and culture in Cedar Falls. This thesis serves as a gallery guide for an exhibition at the Cedar Falls Historical Society. The exhibition, also titled Danish Cedar Falls: The Immigrant Experience, was on display at the Historical Society from February 5, 2015 to December 6, 2015. This gallery guide provides an in-depth look at the research behind the exhibition and utilizes the artifacts on display in the exhibition to illustrate the story of Danish Cedar Falls. Resource can be used with the following standards to further develop lessons: 3rd grade SS 3.27 Immigration and Migration and 3rd grade SS 3.28 Cultural Contributions.
University of Northern Iowa
Publishing Place
Cedar Falls, Iowa
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Relational Notes
Resource is related to the following objects, which can be found by searching the catalog number in the advanced search section: Catalog #: 2018.018.002- Bonnet of Olivia Johnson 2018.048.010- Dress of Alice Hansen 2018.048.006- Dress of Bertha Nelson 2018.018.018- Silk Handkerchief 2018.048.002- Letter from Jens Jensen 2018.018.003- Dannevirke Newspaper 2018.048.001- Jens Peter Jensen 2018.048.005- Andrew and Bertha Nelson 2018.048.007- Elk Horn Folk School 2018.048.008- Grand View College 2018.018.001- Danish Folk Dancers 2018.018.005- Martin Holst 2018.018.006- Jens Nielson 2018.034.011- Andreas Nielsen Hansen 2018.038.008- Maren Christensen Olesen 2018.018.004- August Bang 2018.018.019- "United States" Steamship 2018.048.004- Shovel of Axel Christian Madson 2018.048.003- Camp Dodge
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Early & Late Date
2010 to 2018
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