Immigration

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The newcomers

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Henning Ringgaard Lauridsen
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Henning Ringgaard Lauridsen

Barren soil

The German families came to Central Jutland with great expectations, imagining a rich and welcoming…

Per Grau Møller
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Per Grau Møller

From night pot to cabbage to night pot again

The Dutch farmers of Store Magleby were officially granted possession of their village in 1547.…

Morten Pedersen
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Morten Pedersen

Revolutionary Redskins in Rebild

As generations have passed, the Rebild reunion has changed nature. One event in particular caused…

Anna-Elisabeth Jensen
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Anna-Elisabeth Jensen

Christian runic stone in a Wendish village

Wendish place names are known from Lolland, Falster and Møn. The Wendish name of Tillitse means…

Lene Buur
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Lene Buur

Women's work

The Estate owners hired only women for the work in the sugar beet fields, even though the work was …

Mette Lilly Nielsen
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Mette Lilly Nielsen

The Bing Brothers – the Jewish brains behind the Christmas platter

Only 2,800 of the 5,500 gravestones on the Jewish burial ground in Møllegade are still standing.…

Mette Lilly Nielsen
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Mette Lilly Nielsen

New Chief Rabbi gathers the Jewish community

Since 1684, when two wealthy Jews were granted permission to hold services in their homes –…

Jakob Ingemann Parby
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Jakob Ingemann Parby

When the khat was let out of the bag

The bazaar sells oriental bread, cakes, fruit, meat, spices, carpets, clothing, jewellery and much …

Jakob Ingemann Parby
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Jakob Ingemann Parby

Getaway from the ghetto

The Gellerupparken housing estate is perhaps Denmark's most famous ghetto. But there are many …

Jakob Ingemann Parby
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Jakob Ingemann Parby

Women's club lifts the veil

" In 1999, a group of women formed a club in a basement unit of the Mjølnerparken housing…

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