Eva Helen Erickson papers
Collection consists of materials (drafts of chapters, correspondence) pertaining to the publication of "The Rosa Lemberg Story" by Eva Erickson in 1993 (Tyomies Society, Superior, Wisconsin). Included is also an album of photographs from a Finnish American Labor Sports Union Training Campheld in Loon Lake, Michigan in 1929. Research notes, drafts of book chapters, correspondence, photographs, typescripts of literary texts.
- Erickson, Eva Helen (Person)
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Eva Erickson was born in Ishpeming, Michigan in 1912, attended schools in Waukegan , Illinois, except for three years spent in Florence, Wisconsin. She studied at Teachers College, Columbia University and Northwestern University, later earned a Doctor of Education from Columbia. Her professional career was spent in hospital administration, nursing service administration and nursing education. In 1962, she joined the faculty of the University of Iowa, College of Nursing, and retired as Emeritus Professor in 1977. In her retirement, she has focused on exploring her Finnish heritage and family history, translating and writing. In addition to "The Story of Rosa Lemberg" she wrote "First a Finn Kid" published by Finnish Americana, New Brighton, Minnesota in 1994.
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Collection donated to the IHRC by Eva Erickson in 1985-1994.
- Blacks -- Finland -- Biography Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finnish Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lemberg, Rosa
- Sports Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women entertainers -- United States -- Biography Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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