Harry Siitonen papers
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 Finnish typescript of the play Iloinen Harbori (Happy Harbor), set in Ashtabula, Ohio, and adapted from a novel of the same title believed to have been written in the 1920s.
- Siitonen, Harry (Person)
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Siitonen, a retired printer and trade union activist, has translated plays and acted in Finnish American theater.
5 linear inches
Collection acquired from Harry Siitonen of Berkeley, California in 1992-2006.
- Finnish Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Labor Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Socialists Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Theater Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Inventory of the Harry Siitonen papers.
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