Women in traditional Norwegian clothing examine a loom at Vesterheim, the Norwegian-American museum and heritage center in Decorah, Iowa
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The museum displays more than 33,000 Norwegian and Norwegian-American artifacts, includes 12 historic buildings, a folk-art School, and a library and archives, and explores the widespread immigration of Norwegians to the American Northern Plains in the 19th Century. Pictured are Helen Henrickson, Rebecca Hanna, and Norma Wangsness.
Credit line: Photographs in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.; 2016; (DLC/PP-2016:103-1).
Forms part of the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.