Sonja Weed papers
Papers of Sonja Weed consist of her biography "Across the Sea" written by her daughter Jenny Weed (1983) and hand-written manuscripts of the book written by Sonja Weed herself. Also two photographs and a photocopy of a newspaper article.
- Weed, Sonja and Jenny (Person)
Language of Materials
Finnish and English
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Sonja Weed (Hyvonen) was born in Keitele, Finland in 1918, and immigrated to the U.S. in 1948. She worked as a nanny, housemaid, and waitress in the states of New York, Florida, North Carolina, and California. She married Eddie Weed in 1960 in North Carolina, and daughter Jenny Maria was born in California. After four years of marriage Sonja Weed moved to Florida with her daughter. She later divorced her husband.
5 linear inches
Collection acquired from Jenny Weed of Lake Worth, Florida in 1996. It was processed by Johanna Leinonen in 2005.
- Biography Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Family life Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finnish Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Youth Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Inventory of the Sonja Weed papers.
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