Portrait of Theodore C. Blegen. Inspired by the Slooper anniversary in 1925, a group of people convened at St. Olaf College, and on October 6, 1925, they organized the Norwegian-American Historical Association. As managing editor, Theodore C. Blegen became a dominant force in the new learned society.

Photographed persons:

Blegen, Theodore Christian
(Born: 1891 - Dead: 1969 - Occupation: Professor - Further information: Born: Minneapolis; Augsb. Sem. 1910 (BA); Univ. of Minn. 1912 (BA), 1915 (MA), 1925 (PhD.); asst., associate and professor of history, Univ. of Minn. and Hamlin Univ. 1920-45; Dean, Graduate School, Univ. of Minn. 1945-60; Guggenheim Memorial Foundation in history, Norway 1928-29; PhD honoris causa, Univ. of Oslo 1938; ed. Minnesota History 1923-56; ed. Publicatons of the Norw-Am. Historical Association 1926-60.)