The Norwegian-American Historical Association (NAHA) hosted the event in conjunction with their Spring Member Meetup on May 14, 2020. The meeting, originally planned as an in-person event, was rescheduled online. Amy Boxrud, NAHA director, introduces the event. Moderator is Daron W. Olson, NAHA Board Member and associate professor of history at Indiana University East in Richmond, Indiana.
The Norwegian Emigrant Museum has archival material and source material that shed light on Norwegian emigration. The museum also has staff with skills in the field of migration history.