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Northern Schleswig Liberation Celebration Committee

Northern Schleswig Liberation Celebration Committee

This is the committee of Danes who organised the dinner at Palmerston North to celebrate the return of Northern Schleswig to Denmark. The Palmerston North event attracted around 400 Danish settlers and descendants of Danes from around New Zealand. See the 15 April 1920 edition of the Evening Standard for more information (available online at paperspast.natlib.govt.nz) Back row, from left: E G West, F Wescher, O P Monrad, N P Nielsen, O P Ronberg. Middle row: A E Clausen, Mrs M Burmeister, Mr Butzback, Christian Clausen, Mr Johansen, Mrs O P Ronberg, Mrs F Clausen, Mrs Anton Nielsen, Pastor Mads Christensen. Front Row: Mrs Johansen, Mrs Minnie Clausen, Charles and Elizabeth Dahl, Mrs Anders Nielsen, Hedvig (Mrs Mads) Christensen.