Norwegian immigrants in the 1920s saw their chance at financial independence: an Amsterdam bank ran ads in newspapers looking for descendants of Elizabeth Sabo, a Manx woman who ended up in Norway after a ill-fated cow milking expedition. The Amsterdam Fortune was her brother’s, bequeathed to the 6th generation of her offspring, to be paid […]
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Norwegian Homesteader, 1910s
A woman and two children, outside a wooden farmhouse and near an enormous firewood pile. From a photo postcard, 1910s.