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Lydia Ahola papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC110

DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION

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 (Siirtokansan kalenteri, 1952; The Finnish Pioneers of Minnesota by John I. Kolehmainen, 1944; Bull Fight in the Sauna and Other Finnish Dialect Verses, n.d. and Finglish Fables and Other Finnish Dialect Verses by Heino A. "Hap" Puotinen, 1969; Bobbi, Father of the Finnish White-Tailed Deer by Mary Sharp and Matt Niemi, 1979; Who's Who Among Finnish-Americans, 1949; Westward Ho - Fare Paid, The Story of a Round-the-World Holiday by Emil Hurja, 1936; a picture-book of Helsinki, 1937, and a brochure of Virginia, MN).

Dates

  • 1920-1970

Creator

Language of Materials

Finnish and English

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

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HISTORICAL SKETCH

Lydia Ahola was a singer, musician, etc. from Virginia, Minnesota. She served as a secretary of the Finnish Relief Committee organized in 1939 in Virginia and as a chair or co-chair of some of the fund-raising activities.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

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.

PROVENANCE

Donated to the IHRC by Irma Ahola Becker, Lydia's daughter, of Rapid City, South Dakota, in 2001.

Creator

Author
IHRC Archives
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Immigration History Research Center Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

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