Harry William Lindorff, confirmed in Alden, Minnesota, 1928


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Harry William Lindorff, confirmed in Alden, Minnesota, 1928.


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Confirmation: Coming of Age in Denmark and the US

Harry was the son of Danish-born William Lindorff and his American-born wife, Agnes. In Danish-American churches it became the custom to give each confirmand a keepsake certificate of the event, signed by the pastor, such as the one seen here.


  • Harry William Lindorff, Alden, Minnesota, 1928 (photo & certificate courtesy of Shirley K. Pickett, Maplewood MN).

  • Harry William Lindorff's confirmation certificate from the Danish Lutheran Church in Alden, Minnesota, 1928.


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