Oluf Hanson Smeby   1 comment


Above:  Albert Lea, Minnesota, April 28, 1908

Photographer and Copyright Claimant = Frederick J. Bandholtz, Des Moines, Iowa

H116197–U.S. Copyright Office

Image Source = Library of Congress

Oluf Hanson Smeby (1851-1929) was a Norwegian Lutheran minister and hymn translator in the United States.  He served as the chairman of the committee for The Lutheran Hymnary (1913).


O Holy Spirit, Grant Us Grace:


Abide with us, the Day is Waning:



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