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A. L. Klemi papers

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Identifier: IHRC1224
Overview Papers (1977-1980) of Finnish American composer A.L. Klemi (1874-1924) consist of the sheet music for three piano and vocal compositions.

Aamunkoitto Temperance Society (Brooklyn, New York) records

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Identifier: IHRC87
Overview Records (1887-1901) of the Aamunkoitto Temperance Society (Brooklyn, New York) include membership lists and minutes.

Adam Kattainen papers

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Identifier: IHRC1194
Overview Papers (1930-1935) of Adam Kattainen, a Finnish American temperance advocate, consist of poems and speeches. Also included are minutes (1942-1943) of the Alango-Field (Minn.) Red Cross.

Aili Bell papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC305
Overview Two copies of the play "Misiska" by Aili R. Bell in Finnish and in English (translated by Richard A. Impola). The play, depicting the immigration and remigration of a Finnish woman, is set in Rock Springs, WY in 1908 and in Savo, Finland in the 1930s.

Aili Jarvenpa papers

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Identifier: IHRC1122
Overview Jarvenpa's papers include, among a variety of other documents, manuscript drafts of her translations, correspondence, articles, notes on Finnish Americana, and her journals.

Aino Maki papers

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Identifier: IHRC1432
Overview Papers (1920-1973) of Aino Maki consist of photographs of key figures in the Central Cooperative Exchange (later the Central Cooperative Wholesale) of Superior, Wis., as well as cooperative training classes from the 1920s and 1930s. Also included is an addition to Maki's family history.

Alex Kyyhkynen papers

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Identifier: IHRC1310
Overview Papers (1940-1979) of Alex Kyyhkynen (1888-1984) consist of personal material and records of Finnish American organizations in Minnesota, particularly the Minnesota Finnish-American Historical Society.

America Letters Project: University of Turku, Finland, Collection

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Identifier: IHRC149
Scope and Contents Finnish DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION 1) Letters from the Varsinais Suomi area of Finland: The America Letters, Varsinais Suomi (Finland), collection (1885-1960) contains 4,000 letters written by Finnish immigrants in the United States to relatives and friends in the Varsinais Suomi area of Finland. 2) Letters from the Etela-Pohjanmaa area of Finland. The America Letters (1890-1960), Etela-Pohjanmaa (Finland), collection consists of 4,000 letters sent...

Amerikan Uutiset records

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Identifier: IHRC198
Overview The Amerikan Uutiset collection (n.d.) consists of manuscripts and typescripts, in Finnish, of published articles by Terttu Katka, George Latvala, Matti Kantola, Paavo A. Kairanen, and Elina Beck.

Arne Halonen papers

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Identifier: IHRC865
Overview Papers (1939-1986) of Arne Halonen comprise newspaper clippings of him and his wife, Irene, the Finnish Relief Drive in Minnesota, and Finnish organizational activities in Minnesota and California, along with clippings of a newspaper column written by Halonen. Also included are a booklet by Halonen entitled "Minnesota's Help to Finland," and photographs of him and a Minneapolis choral group directed by Irene Halonen, as well as corresondence from Ester Larsen and newspaper clippings collected...

Arnold Ahonen papers

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Identifier: IHRC111
Overview Papers consists of autobiographical materials, correspondence and photocopied images.

Beltt, Bruce, Family, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC3954
Overview Correspondence, birth certificates, passenger arrival and naturalization records, obituaries, genealogy charts and family history narratives for the Beltt (originally Belttari) family.

Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, (Ishpeming, Michigan) records

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Identifier: IHRC314
Overview Records (1897-1970) of the Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church (Ishpeming, Mich.) include baptism, confirmation, communion, and funeral registers. On microfilm.

Blomquist Family papers

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Identifier: IHRC343
Overview Collection consists of a genealogy of the Swedish-Finnish Blomquist family of Saint Paul, Minn. (1887-1987).

Brusila, Arthur, Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3280
Overview Research notes, photocopied articles, letters and miscellaneous writings pertaining to Finnish stone workers in New England.

Carl Ross papers

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Identifier: IHRC2288
Overview Papers (1935-2000) of Carl Ross (1913-2004) consist of correspondence, brochures, photographs, newspaper clippings, essays and other published materials relating to the Minnesota Finnish American Family History Project; the founding and activities of the United Fund for Finnish American Archives (meeting minutes, by-laws, press releases, letterhead, and other materials) and the organizing of two Reunion of Sisters conferences (1986 and 1987).

Cedric Roivanen papers

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Identifier: IHRC2278
Overview Papers (n.d.) of Cedric Roivanen (b. 1942) consist of a family history and genealogy.

Central Cooperative Wholesale records

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Identifier: IHRC426
Overview Records (1916-1969), in English, of the Central Cooperative Wholesale (Superior, Wisconsin), include correspondence; minutes; memoranda; district meeting plans; reports; newspaper clippings; pamphlets; registration lists; and a large number of photographs. The records contain substantial correspondence with and information on other cooperatives in the area. Also included are essays written by children competing for scholarships, and materials pertaining to Cooperative Youth Camps, and...

Cooperative Trading Association, New York, Records

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Identifier: IHRC469
Overview Records (1928-1930) of the Co-operative Trading Association (N.Y.) consist of a membership certificate and a stock certificate.

Curt Carlson papers

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Identifier: IHRC415
Overview Papers (1978) of Curt Carlson consist of genealogical information on the Haapalahti and Carlson families of Sweden and Finland and a brief history of Finnish migration to Sweden, Norway, and the United States.

David H. K. Anderson papers

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Identifier: IHRC202
Overview Papers consist of a biographical sketch and family history, portrait, unpublished poems, manuscript copy of an essay on W.B Yeats, fellowship application, notes, a letter from Robert Hayden (Consultant in Poetry, Library of Congress), and a tape recording of Anderson reading from 'Lines in Snow' at the Library of Congress in 1978.

Deborah Ruth Nikkari papers

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Identifier: IHRC1687
DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION 1. Country of origin? 2. Occupation in native country? 3. Reason for immigration? 4. Date of immigration? 5. Did the author repatriate or remain in the U.S.? 6. State(s) and city(s) of settlement in the U.S.? 7. Occupation(s) in the U.S.? 8. Political affiliations in the U.S.? (also ethnic affiliations?) 9. Labor or occupational affiliations in the U.S.? 10. Information on family life?-nuclear and/or extended family? 11. Information on courtship or gender roles?12. Information on the wider...

Doby, Velma, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC551
Overview Papers of Velma (Hakkila) Doby (b. 1923) consist of materials on Finnish Americans and Finnish American life. Included are newspaper clippings concerning Finnish American scholars and also articles written by e.g. Michael Karni and Carl Ross; clippings concerning Finntowns, notorious Finnish Americans and Finnish Americans in general. Collection contains Velma Doby's thesis including her English translation of an autobiography by the Finnish American poet Helmi Mattson.

Earl M. Harju papers

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Identifier: IHRC878
Overview Papers (1960-1989) of Earl M. Harju, a journalist, consist of personal and general correspondence; photocopies of Harju's articles in Between Ourselves, the San Francisco Chronicle, and People's World; newspaper clippings, and telegrams congratulating Walter A. Harju on his 60th birthday. Subjects include the Spanish Civil War, Jack London Club, Finns in California, and the American-Soviet Friendship Society.

Edith Koivisto papers

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Identifier: IHRC1233
Overview Papers (1904-1975) of Edith (Laine) Koivisto (1888-1981) consist of biographical material on her and Finnish Americans in Minnesota; art materials; diaries; creative works such as plays and newspaper articles; historical works and research notes; photographs; scrapbooks; and material relating to her activities in Finnish American organizations. Included are correspondence from Alex Kyyhkynen; John F. Kennedy; Lauri Lemberg; Fanny Ojanpaa; Harry S. Truman; Hans R. Wasastjerna; and others....

Edward Aho papers

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Identifier: IHRC108
Overview Compilation of autobiographical materials pertaining to the Aho family history. Includes 60-page typed autobiography, photographs, personal documents.

Emil and Fanny Laurila papers

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Identifier: IHRC1357
Overview Papers (1935-1940) of Emil Laurila consist of farm records; correspondence; and photographs of a pioneer homestead farm near Markham, Minn. Correspondents include John E. Aho. Included are also boardinghouse, household, and farm records of a Finnish-American family who lived in the Markham/Makinen/Aurora areas of northeastern Minnesota. Income/Expenses records spanning 1920s-1980s.

Enkel, Kenneth J., b. 1916, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC621
Overview The papers (1947-1958) of Kenneth J. Enkel (b. 1916) consist of legal briefs, documents, and correspondence relating to deportation proceedings taken in the McCarthy Era against the seven following persons: Taisto A. Elo; Knut E. Heikkinen; Mrs. Vera Hathaway; Harry Roast; Charles Rowoldt; Lopez-Hernandez v. Brownell; and Heikkila v. Barber. The materials on the Knut Heikkinen case are incomplete. Mr. Enkel undertook these cases at the behest of the Minnesota Committee for the Protection of the...

Erick Kendall papers

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Identifier: IHRC1198
Overview Papers (1950) of Erick Kendall consist of an autobiographical work (manuscript) entitled "We Conquered Communism," which deals with the coop-communist split within the Central Cooperative Wholesale of Superior, Wisconsin in 1930. Also available on microfilm.

Erickson, Eva Helen, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC625
Overview Research notes, drafts of book chapters, correspondence, photographs, typescripts of literary texts.

Erickson, Hilma, 1887-1968, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC628
Overview Papers (1931-1968) of Hilma (Bockman) Erickson (1887-1968) consist of letters written to her daughter Eva Helen Erickson (b. 1912).

Fairbanks Farmers Cooperative, St. Louis County, Minnesota, Records

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Identifier: IHRC640
Overview Records of the Fairbanks Town Farmers Coop, and Telephone Company, Fairbanks Township, St. Louis County, MN. The collection includes receipt books, ledgers, meeting minutes, notebooks, and diaries.

Faith Lutheran Church, Worcester, Massachusetts, Records

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Identifier: IHRC3887
Overview Church history (church formerly named Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church), organizational records, photographs, golden jubilee album (1944), song books, and other printed matter. Included are piano music paper rolls.

Fanny Jarvi Hammarlund papers

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Identifier: IHRC3876
Overview Collection consists of a 7-page family history of the Jarvi family, settled on a farm near Lawler, Aitkin County, Minnesota. Includes information on the 1918 fire in the surrounding areas (the Cloquet - Moose Lake Fire). The autobiographical account was written by Fanny Jarvi Hammarlund, with Edith Jeanette (Jackman) Futcher, in the late 1980s. The memoir details the lives of Matt and Mariana Jarvi, both born in Finland and immigrating to the U.S. in the early 1900s.

Farmers Cooperative Mercantile Association, Kettle River, Minnesota, Records

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Identifier: IHRC641
Overview Records (1918-1931) of the Farmers Cooperative Mercantile Association, Kettle River, Minn., consist of minutes of the Board of Directors for 1918-1924 and 1927-1931; and financial records from 1923-1931.

Finlandia Foundation, Pasadena, Caifornia, Records

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Identifier: IHRC3379
Overview The material includes correspondence, newsletters, minutes, photographs, and various other documents, roughly organized chronologically within the various collections of papers.

FinnFest USA, Records

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Identifier: IHRC659
Overview Records of FinnFest USA consist of minutes and correspondence of the executive board, newspaper articles, tape recordings of annual executive board meetings, organizational newsletters, publicity materials, videotapes, photographs and other items pertaining to the annual FinnFest USA celebrations.

Finnish American League for Democracy, Records

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Identifier: IHRC668
Overview Records (1944-1962) of the Finnish American League for Democracy (Fitchburg, Mass.) include treasurer's minute books and other minutes books.

Finnish American Trade Unionists, Records

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Identifier: IHRC669
Overview The Finnish American trade unionists collection (1943) consists of conference proceedings; a pamphlet; memoranda; and correspondence relating to Finnish American activities denouncing Finland's participation as an Axis ally in World War II.

Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church, New York Mills, Minnesota, Records

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Identifier: IHRC670
Overview Records (1874-1977) of the Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church, New York Mills, Minn., comprise birth; baptism; confirmation; marriage; burial; and financial records of the congregation.

Finnish dramatic scripts

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Identifier: IHRC675
Overview Collection of dramatic scripts includes the following titles: Kosinta; Ajan Laulu; Ananiaksen Ehtoollinen; and Kaksi Varasta.

Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Republic, Michigan, Records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC682
Overview Records (1916) of the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Congregation (Republic, Mich.) comprise baptism, confirmation, communion, marriage, and funeral registers.

Finnish Farmers Fire Insurance Company, Carbon County, Montana, Records

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Identifier: IHRC684
Overview Papers of the Finnish Farmers Fire Insurance Company consist of constitutions and by-laws, correspondence, and receipts of deposits.

Finnish Sick and Accident and Benefit Association of Menessen, Pennsylvania and Monongahela Valley records

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Identifier: IHRC704
Overview Records (1927-1929) of the Finnish Sick and Accident and Benefit Association of Menessen, Pennsylvania and Monongahela Valley consist of the organization's constitution, and a letter from the pastor of the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church (Hibbing, Minnesota).

Finnish Socialist Chapter (Ely, Minnesota) records

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Identifier: IHRC705
Overview Records (1905-1966) of the Finnish Socialist Chapter (Ely, Minn.) consist of chapter minutes.

Finnish Socialist Chapter, Gardner, Massachusetts, Records

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Identifier: IHRC708
Overview Records (1905-1966) of the Gardner, Massachusetts Finnish Socialist Chapter Archive consist of chapter minutes and minutes of the chapter's suborganization.

Finnish Socialist Chapter, Markham, Minnesota, Records

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Identifier: IHRC707
Overview Minutes (1911-1931) of the Markham, Minn. chapter of the Finnish Socialist Federation.

Finnish Socialist Club, Astoria, Oregon, Records

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Identifier: IHRC710
Overview Minutes (1912-1915), in Finnish, of the Finnish Socialist Club (Astoria, Ore.), Board of Directors. Although the minutes deal mainly with business affairs, they indirectly reflect much of the cultural and political activity in the Astoria Finnish socialist community during this time. For example, the minutes for 1913 include records of donations to the striking copper miners in Michigan. Except for Board minutes published in the newspaper Toveri, these are the only known extant minutes of the...

Finnish Socialist Federation, Records

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Identifier: IHRC711
Overview Minutes of the Eastern District Committee (Fitchburg, Mass.) (1913-1920) and the National Executive Committee (Chicago, Ill.) (1915-1925) of the Finnish Socialist Federation.

Finnish Socialist Organizations, West Coast Chapters records

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Identifier: IHRC716
Overview The collection (1904-1967) of Finnish Socialist Organizations, West Coast chapters, comprises minutes; financial records; membership records; correspondence; stock certificates; and playscripts from ten Finnish Socialist organizations active in California or Oregon. The organizations are: Berkeley Suomalinen Toveri Yhdistys (Berkeley Finnish Comrade Association (Berkeley, California); Berkeley (California) Finnish Cultural Club; the International Workers' Organization (Berkeley, California);...

Finnish Workers’ Club, Hibbing, Minnesota records

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Identifier: IHRC888
Overview Records, in Finnish and English, of the Hibbing Finnish Workers' Club (Minn.) consist of minutes (1962-1974) and a ledger of accounts (1935-1972).

Finnish Workers’ Federation of the United States, New York records

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Identifier: IHRC720
Overview The Finnish Workers' Federation of the United States collection includes, in Finnish and English, corporate documents; correspondence; financial records; minutes; and reference material of the Federation, the Finnish Federation, Inc.; and Turva Gardens. Also included are constitutions and by-laws of Finnish associations in Illinois; a commemorative scrapbook of the Finnish Peoples Democratic organization; correspondence re deportation of William Lahtinen; correspondence (1958-1967) of Ira...

Finnish Workers’ Society Kehitys, Cloquet, Minnesota, Records

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Identifier: IHRC723
Overview Records (1911-1939) of the Finnish Workers' Society "Kehitys" (Cloquet, Minn.) Archive consist of financial records; minutes; membership lists; and play scripts.

Fitchburg, Massachusetts Finnish Evangelical Mission Church, Records

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Identifier: IHRC732
Overview Records (1892-1909) of the Fitchburg, Massachusetts Finnish Evangelical Mission Church Archives (Fitchburgin Lähetysseurakunna Arkisto) consist of the church's baptism register.

Frank O. Luoma papers

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Identifier: IHRC1406
Overview Manuscript (1985) of Frank O. Luoma consist of a handwritten history of the Finnish people of Wawina Township, Minnesota.

Frank Stohl papers

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Identifier: IHRC2537
Overview Papers (1882-1987) of Frank Stohl consist of a photocopy of an essay entitled "The Eureka (California) Brotherhood Lodge History" by Hilma Siikala, translated by Stohl; a register of Finnish Americans in Reedley, CA (including those Finnish pioneers still living in 1955), compiled for a 50th anniversary celebration of the Finnish settlement in the area; and photocopies of manuscripts by Stohl entitled "Finnish Women of Reedley, California," and "The History of the Reedley Finnish Brotherhood...

Hanson, JoAnn M., Collection

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Identifier: IHRC3923
Overview Collection consists of one video tape (29 min.) entitled "Children of the Finnish Homestead" documenting the Brimson, Minnesota-based project developed under the direction of JoAnn Hanson in 1995, and a calendar for 2012 containing reproductions of photographs depicting Finnish American life in northern Minnesota and activities related to the Petrell Hall built by Finnish immigrants in 1912 near Brimson in Saint Louis County.

Harry Siitonen papers

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Identifier: IHRC2403
Overview Collection contains Siitonen's memoirs along with miscellaneous photocopied photographs and a letter from Carl Forslund to Reino Hannula regarding Forslund's involvement in the Spanish Civil War.Papers consist of an English translation of the play Atti Smith (Mother Smith) by Hilja Koski, believed to have been written in the 1930s, depicting a Finnish American family's experiences in connection with the Spanish Civil War; Siitonen's reflections on Koski, with whom he was acquainted; and a...

Hazel E. Barberg papers

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Identifier: IHRC290
Overview Papers (1896-1963) of Hazel Barberg consist of minutes and financial records of the Cokato, Minn. Onnen Toivo temperance society,1896-1958; a handbook of the Finnish National Temperance Brotherhood, 1906; Finnish postcards, 1903-1907; the Nels Peter Nelson family history; a family Bible;correspondence; newspaper clippings; issues of Finnish periodicals

Heikkila, William, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC885
Overview Papers (1947-1962) of William Heikkila (1906-1960) consist of legal files relating to his deportation case, and newspaper clippings about the case.

Heimo Loya papers

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Identifier: IHRC1396
Overview Papers of Heimo A. Loya consist of sheet music for piano, violin and cello, and choral and vocal music. The music is composed by composers such as Jean Sibelius, Toivo Kuula, Oskar Merikanto, Selim Palmgren, and Leevi Madetoja.

Helmi Dagmar Mattson papers

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Identifier: IHRC1513
Overview Papers of Helmi Dagmar Mattson (1890-1974) include an autobiography; correspondence; diaries; handwritten and typescript articles, plays, poetry and books; records and papers relating to the Northwestern Finnish Historical Society; minutes of meetings of the Mt. Solo Washington Finnish Club; bylaws of the Finnish Workers Association (Portland, Ore.); miscellany; memorabilia; photographs and photograph albums; and scrapbooks.

Helvi Lahti Rajala papers

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Identifier: IHRC2226
Overview Papers (1987) of Helvi Lahti Rajala (1916- ) consist of a memoir essay entitled "Commune Cement #3" pertaining to experiences of the author and her family in Soviet Karelia in the 1930s and her subsequent efforts to arrange the departure of family members from the USSR.

Hilda Simons papers

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Identifier: IHRC2406
Overview Papers (1876-1950) of Hilda Simons consists of a typed manuscript (photocopy) autobiography dealing with her family's history in Finland and Brule, Wisconsin. Includes a photograph of Hilda Kauppinen Ronkainen Simons (1980s?).

Hilja Saari papers

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Identifier: IHRC2336
Overview Hilja Saari was active in the Finnish American community in Palisade, Minnesota. Papers consist of a brief history of the Palisade Finn Hall (typescript and handwritten), founded in 1913; a copy of the articles of incorporation under the name "Taisto" Hall; four photographs and two negative prints.

Hippaka, Lembi, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC893
Overview Papers (n.d.) of Lembi Hippaka, a second generation Finnish American, consist of three scrapbooks containing articles on Finland and the Finns; Hippaka's travelogue of her first trip to Finland in 1937; the Delaware Tercentenary celebration of the Swedes and Finns in Delaware; and the russo-Finnish war of 1939-1940.

Hivala, Roy, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC3000
Overview Collection consists of a copy of a commemorative publication celebrating the 15th anniversary of socialism building in the Soviet Karelia ("Neuvosto-Karjalan 15-vuotiselta taipaleelta - 1920-1935") and news clippings pertaining to the Karelian Finns. Included is a list of about 1400 Finnish names of inidivduals who migrated to Karelia.)

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Hibbing, Minnesota, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC906
Overview Records (1901-1936) of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church (Hibbing, Minn.) include baptism, confirmation, communion, marriage, and funeral registers.

Idan Uutiset (Eastern News) Publishing Company, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Records

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Identifier: IHRC983
Overview Records (1896-1899) of the Idan Uutiset (Eastern News) Publishing Company (Fitchburg, Mass.) consist of proceedings of the board of directors and monthly meetings of the newspaper staff. Minutes also document the formation of Finska Amerikanaren (now the Norden).

Ina Karni papers

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Identifier: IHRC1186
Overview Papers (1904-1978) of Ina (Laukala) Karni of Cook, Minnesota comprise a typescript family history; two ledgers of a local Finnish Day Committee and miscellaneous items.

Ina Miettunen papers

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Identifier: IHRC1539
Overview Papers (1931-1960) of Mrs. Ina Miettunen include minutes (1931-1954) of the Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society, Virginia, Minn. Chapter; photographs; records of the Messiah Lutheran Church (Mountain Iron, Minn.); and correspondence.

Jackson, Alex, Papers

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Identifier: IHRC1113
Overview Manuscript (n.d.) of Alex Jackson's novel Viuluni itkee.

Jarven Kukka Temperance Society (Sparta and Gilbert, Minnesota) records

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Identifier: IHRC1120
Overview Records (1897-1921) of the Jarven Kukka Temperance Society of Gilbert and Sparta, Minn. include minutes, membership and account books.

Johan and Fiina Seppamaki papers

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Identifier: IHRC2375
Overview The Johan and Fiina Seppamaki papers (1977) consist of a photocopy of a typed family history.

John E. Aho papers

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Identifier: IHRC109
Overview Papers of John E. Aho consist of an income and expense ledger for the Source of Light Temperance Society (Valon Lahdeof) of Eveleth, Minnesota.

John E. Ketonen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1204
Overview Papers (1975) of John E. Ketonen consist of a manuscript of his book, Finnish American Horizons. The material consists of more than 100 short articles, poems, songs, reminiscences and biographies of Finnish Americans.

John P. Korhonen papers

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Identifier: IHRC1254
Overview Papers (1906-1958) of John P. Korhonen consist of photographs, correspondence, mortgages, stocks, and a declaration of intent for American citizenship. Also included is a funeral memorial folder for Korhonen.

John Wiita papers

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Identifier: IHRC2841
Overview Papers (1970-1984) of John Wiita (1888-1981) include his correspondence with Michael G. Karni, an autobiography, and short sketches on Finnish American labor history and biographies of Finnish Americans.

Joint Virginia Finnish Organizations Committee (Virginia, Minnesota) records

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Identifier: IHRC1144
Overview Meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence. Sponsoring organizations included: American-Finnish Civic Association of Virginia, Finlandia Foundation - Virginia Chapter, Good Shepherd Ladies Aid, Knights of Kaleva, Ladies of Kaleva, Suomi Kerho, Zion Chapel Ladies Aid.

Joseph Alecks papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC127
Overview Papers (1938-1976) of Joseph Alecks include personal correspondence; newspaper clippings; pamphlets; and photographs.

Joyce Hakala papers

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Identifier: IHRC850
Overview Hakala's papers consist of the resource materials she used in writing "Memento of Finland: A Musical Legacy". Included are taped interviews (e.g. with Marjorie Edgar and Simon Sorvari), transcribed summaries of taped interviews, biographies of kantele players such as Arvi Manninen, John Stark, Katri Oksanen, and John Huhtala, and kantele builders as well as other folk musicians, e.g. a zither player Marja Johnson, photographs and negatives, a video recording of pianist Emily Jusola, sheet...

Kaarle Lehtinen papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1361
Overview Papers (1924-1955) of Kaarle Hjalmar Lehtinen consist primarily of correspondence to him from the Wayne Produce Association and the Fairfield Cooperative Farm Association (Suomalainen Osuusfarmi) of Jesup, Ga., as well as from friends in the Jesup area. Also included are photographs, postcards, and miscellaneous printed material.

Kaisa Maria Hurula papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC981
Overview Kaisa Maria Hurula was born in Karunki, Finland. Papers consist of a brief recollection of her first day in church in America.

Kajastus Finnish Laborers Association, Milford, New Hampshire records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1154
Overview The records (1913-1966) of the "Kajastus" Finnish Laborers' Association (Milford, New Hampshire) comprise the official papers and bylaws (1913-1928); and clippings and articles on New England Finnish Americans (1951-1966).

Kaleva Nuoriso Chapter, Ely, Minnesota records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1160
Overview Records (1937-1944) of the Junior Kaleva League, Nuoriso Chapter (Ely, Minn.), a Finnish-American young people's organization, include minutes and miscellanous memoranda as well as material on the Junior Kaleva League itself.

Kaleva Summer Camp (St. Louis County, Minnesota) records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1161
Overview Records consist of camper applications, healt hcertificates, insurance forms, legal papers, financial records, receipts and correspondence pertaining to the Kaleva Summer Camps held by Finnish American organizations around northeastern Minnesota during the 1940s-1950s.

Karin Tuomi papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2620
Overview Papers (1950-1976) of Karin Tuomi, an author, include poetry; a manuscript of her novel, Pelli ja Perhe Siirtolaisena; and personal papers. Tuomi lives in Palo Alto, Calif.

Karl Ahlbeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC105
Overview Papers (1978-1982) of Karl Ahlbeck (1881-1954) consist of translations by his daughter, Lila A. (Ahlbeck) Lindgren, of his manuscript, "A Short History of the Finnish Settlement of Isabella, Minnesota". The two translations are dated 1978 and 1982; the second has accompanying documentation.

Katherine Ruuhela papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC2331
Overview Papers of Katherine Ruuhela consists of correspondence with Finnish relatives, in which is mentioned a brother who moved from the U.S. to Soviet Karelia; photographs of family members in Finland and in the U.S.; newspaper clippings; a scrapbookof collected poems and articles; a memoir of the Finnish-Russian war; miscellaneous books; a print of Juho Rissanen's painting of a Finnish American homestead; biographies intended for a family history; and miscellany.

Kathleen Hollenbeck collection

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1619
Overview Collection consists of six photographs of Finnish Americans in Monessen, Pennsylvania, featuring large groups of men, women and children in front of a church building, the Finnish National Society building, and also the Louhi Band of Monessen seated in a hall.

Koivulehto, Lauri, Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1238
Overview Papers (n.d.) of Lauri Koivulehto consist of newspaper clippings of articles on frontier life in Minnesota by Koivulehto, pasted in a book.

Kopra - Saksinen Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3879
Overview Collection consists of family correspondence between Antti Kopra and his relatives in Finland, also his children Leo, Weikko, Lennart and Esther and other correspondents. Antti Kopra resided in Butte, Montana, and San Francisco, California, and maintained correspondence with several relatives in Finland. Included are photographs, newspaper clippings, copies of articles, postcards, printed matter and other materials documenting the life and work of the various Kopra family members, materials...

Koski, Ernest Theodore, 1908-1990, Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1258
Overview Papers (1950-1983) of Ernest Theodore Koski (1908-1990) consist of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings; sheet music; song books; phonograph records; typescripts of speeches, eulogies, travelogues, plays and Koski's autobiography; declassified FBI reports; correspondence; photographs; and memorabilia. Included is a series of articles entitled "Juuret Suomessa-Elama Amerikassa" (Roots in Finland -- Life in America) which Koski wrote for Tyomies-Eteenpain (1982-1983) and material on the...

Koski, Henry Gust, Papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1262
Overview Papers (1980) of Henry Gust Koski consist of a typed manuscript describing Finnish American pioneer life in Montana and Idaho.

Leona Lampi Hassen, collection

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC880
Overview Papers contain books, sheet music, songbooks, music catalogs, play scripts and catalogs, interview transcripts, translations of new articles, and photographs.

Lillian Kangas papers

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC1171
Overview Manuscript (ca. 1980-1990) of Lilian Kangas consists of a handwritten manuscript of sixteen hymn translations from Finnish into English by Elma K. Anderson.

Lionel B. Davis papers

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Identifier: IHRC518
Overview Papers (1966-1971) of Lionel B. Davis consist of a typescript of a master's degree paper and another college paper on Finnish-American dance music (waltzes) as well as sheet music in manuscript, with Finnish titles, of Schottische dance tunes. Included in the collection are also memoirs of Rev. Alexander Ziskind Gurwitz, translated from Yiddish to English, "A Tale of Yesteryears", story of Nahum Ellia as told by his daughter Charnia Goldie Bernstein to William Mayberg of the Yiddish daily...

Lydia Ahola papers

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Identifier: IHRC110
Overview Papers of Lydia Ahola include minutes and news clippings related to the activities of the Finnish Relief Committee, Virginia, MN, three Finnish song books, sheet music, and nine publications.

Maija Lipponen papers

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Identifier: IHRC1380
Overview Papers (1964-1968; n.d.) of Maija Lipponen consist of three scrapbooks containing typescripts; newspaper clippings of her poems; and newspaper clippings of articles (some by Lipponen) about the Finnish Workers' Education Club (Lake Worth, Fla.) and other radical Finnish interests and activities.

Makela, Reino, 1915-1979, Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1431
Overview Papers (1958-1981) of Reino Makela (1915-1979) consist of letters he wrote to Eva Helen Erickson. Makela was born in the United States and emigrated with his family to Karelia in the Soviet Union in 1931. Reino Makela's letters start in 1931, his last one is from May 9, 1979. (There is a gap between the years 1932 ans 1958.)