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Front Cover Jan 1998

Front Cover

The Bridge

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Front Matter Jan 1998

Front Matter

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Editorial Statement Jan 1998

Editorial Statement

The Bridge

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Contributors Jan 1998

Contributors

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Oregon Danish Colony: Ethnic Assimilation In Junction City, 1902-1952, Gerald Rasmussen, Otto Larsen Jan 1998

Oregon Danish Colony: Ethnic Assimilation In Junction City, 1902-1952, Gerald Rasmussen, Otto Larsen

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"A most desired place for Danish folks to settle." That

keynote launched the campaign to attract Danes to Junction

City. Who was the herald? What were the tidings?

The records are not particularly informative about A. C.

Nielsen. The Junction City Times only used the initials "A. C."

to refer to him. According to his great-grandson, Alfred

Christensen, his first name was Andreas and his middle

name was Christian, both common names in Denmark.


The Psychology Of A Mermaid: Understanding The Danish Psyche, Karen Lassen Jan 1998

The Psychology Of A Mermaid: Understanding The Danish Psyche, Karen Lassen

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"Way out in the ocean, the water is as blue as the petals of

the most beautiful cornflower and as clear as the cleanest

glass, but it is very deep, deeper than an anchor cable can

reach; many church steeples would have to be placed one on

top of the other in order to stretch from the bottom up to the

surface of the water. Down there live the Merpeople."


Full Issue Jan 1998

Full Issue

The Bridge

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Hans Christian Andersen's Statue In Lincoln Park, Chicago, Birgit F. Larsen Jan 1998

Hans Christian Andersen's Statue In Lincoln Park, Chicago, Birgit F. Larsen

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I barely noticed that they placed me in a flag-draped automobile and that, accompanied by an escort, it progressed slowly down a wide avenue, while crowds of people on the sidewalks, children and adults, cheered enthusiastically. --We drove through a large park, many times larger than Kongens Have ("The King's Garden", a park in Copenhagen), and here, too, there were rows upon rows of people, and finally we stopped in front of a statue - and lo and behold, it was myself, and looked just like me, sitting with a young swan at my feet. -- Then my heart melted, then ...


Danebod: A Tradition Of Strength And Spirit, Ann Svendsen Jan 1998

Danebod: A Tradition Of Strength And Spirit, Ann Svendsen

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The Danes have always expressed their joys by having

festivals. Fastelavns (Fest before Lent) is celebrated on

Shrove Tuesday . The Fifth of June, a traditional celebration,

remembers the day Denmark got its first constitution and

became a democracy. America's patriotism and freedom are

celebrated on the Fourth of July. The bounties of agriculture

are celebrated with the annual Harvest Festival. Christmas is

celebrated not only in the majesty and solemnity of a candlelight

church service but by dancing around a huge tree when

the children also recieve bags of candy, apples and nuts,

and gifts.