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

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1161

Records consist of camper applications, health certificates, 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.

Dates: 1948-1958

Lionel B. Davis papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC518
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1966-1971

Marsha Penti papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC2954

Field notes, interviews, and related materials compiled by Marsha Penti in preparation of her PhD dissertation, The Role of Ethnic Folklore Among American Returnees (Indiana University Press, 1983).

Dates: 1970-1983

Matti Kaups papers

Identifier: IHRC1196
Abstract The Kaups papers (65 linear ft.) consist of correspondence and research notes and resources relating to his extensive work on documenting ethnic community structures and landscape adaptation patterns of Finnish Americans and other immigrants, particularly in the Midwestern region. Also included are interview notes, articles, reviews, audio tapes, maps, and print materials. His collected and self-produced photographs and slides comprise an unparalleled visual record of dwellings and...
Dates: 1960

Milford Finnish Relief Committee (Milford, New Hampshire) records

Identifier: IHRC1545

Records (1939-1941) of the Milford, N.H., Finnish Relief Committee contain correspondence; lists of contributors; receipts; and miscellaneous newspaper clippings on the relief effort. Correspondents include Herbert Hoover; Oskari Tokoi; the Finnish consulate in New York; the Finnish legation in Washington, D.C.; the Finnish Relief Fund, Inc.; and New Hampshire senators.

Dates: 1939-1941

Minnesota Finnish American Family History Project records

Identifier: IHRC1560
Abstract The Minnesota Finnish American Family History Collection (ca. 1860-1984) materials range from brief genealogies to extensive family history narratives relating the experiences of several generations. Collections include photographs, documents, and oral histories. The Collection offers a wealth of primary material with special strengths in women's, regional and family studies, as well as political and social events important to the area's Finnish Americans. The collection also provides a...
Dates: 1860-1984

Miriam M. Moon papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1622

Papers (1908-1976) of Miriam M. Moon, an actress, consist of correspondence; newspaper clippings; and photographs relating to her theatrical career.

Dates: 1926-1976

Onni B. Saari papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2338
Abstract Papers (1900-1965) of Onni Saari (1887-198- ) consist of personal correspondence, including letters to Saari's first wife Aino Saari; materials on Finnish Americans and their activities; materials on the Finnish American press; writings; and materials on the Ashburnham (Massachusetts) Farmers' Club, the United Co-operative Farms, and other cooperative activities. The collection includes histories of Finns in Friberg, Worcester, and Westminster (Massachusetts) and Troy (New Hampshire) written...
Dates: 1900-1965

Paddock Bethany Lutheran Church (Sebeka, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2012

Records of the Paddock Bethany Lutheran Church (Sebeka, Minn.) consist of constitution and by-laws of the congregation; annual reports; model constitutions of major American Lutheran church bodies; miscellaneous religious publications; photographs of early Finnish American Lutheran church leaders; and two 60-minute cassette tapes.

Dates: 1914-1977

Paul E. Karvonen papers

Identifier: IHRC1188

Karvonen composed numerous works for organ, piano, choir, band, orchestra, chamber groups, solo voice, and solo instruments, the sheet music for which comprises the collection. Included are also materials containing biographical information, correspondence, research notes, and concert programs.

Dates: 1950-1991

Redgranite Finnish Socialist Club (Wisconsin) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2238

Records (1908-1911) of the Redgranite Finnish Socialist Club consist of a minute book along with a two-page manuscript titled "Brief History of the Finn Hall, Redgranite, Wisconsin."

Dates: 1908-1911

Rev. Eino Tuori papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2621

Collection consists of newspaper clippings, prayer materials, correspondence, records of church services, notes and resource files for sermons, audio tapes (mostly religious and classical music) and church bulletins (Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Detroit).

Dates: 1939-1994

Rev. Evert E. Torkko papers

Identifier: IHRC2603

Papers (ca. 1925-1966) of the Rev. Evert E. Torkko (b. 1901), a Finnish American clergyman, consist of family records, correspondence, birth, baptismal and marriage records, and church bulletins.

Dates: 1925-1966

Rev. Matti N. Westerback papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2835

Papers (1950-1962) of the Rev. M. N. Westerback, a Finnish American clergyman and author from Clearwater, Florida, consist of correspondence and writings.

Dates: 1950-1962

Safira (Oksanen) Kallio papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1163

Safira (Oksanen) Kallio was born in Finland on April 12, 1894 and emigrated to the United States in 1913. She served as a local correspondent from Owen, Wisconsin for the Finnish American newspaper "Minnesotan Uutiset" (later, "Amerikan Uutiset"). Much of her poetry was published in the newspaper.

Dates: 1960-1970

Sirkka Tuomi Holm papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC506

Collection consists of transcripts of four oral histories conducted by Sirkka Tuomi Holm with Anna Zellinger, Helga Wirta, Helmi Tusa, and Senja Jarvis, all in Baltimore, Maryland. Included are also photographs and five cassette tapes containing the recorded interviews. The histories describe life in Finland before emigration, accounts of the journey across the Atlantic and resettlement in the eastern states of the U.S.

Dates: 1910-1983

Sonja Weed papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2830

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.

Dates: 1918-1983

Trinity Lutheran Church (New York Mills, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2613

The records include articles of incorporation; constitutions; registers of ministerial acts; membership rosters; parish council minutes; treasurers' reports; minutes and reports of clubs, guilds, and Sunday Schools; Sunday bulletins; and annual reports.

Dates: 1889-1990

Virginia Co-operative Society (Virginia, Minnesota) records

Identifier: IHRC2801
Abstract Records (ca. 1911-1962) of the Virginia Co-operative Society (formerly the Virginia Work People's Trading Company, Virginia, Minn.) consist of a history of the society until 1939; financial records; records relating to the closely allied Range Co-op Federation (Minn.); and publications relating mostly to the co-operative movement.Included in this collection are also papers of the Range Co-Op Federation (and its co-op summer camp), as well as the Range Educational Society. The...
Dates: 1911-1962

Walfrid J. Jokinen papers

Identifier: IHRC1146

Papers (1952-1964), of Walfrid J. Jokinen (1915-1970) consist of biographical material; correspondence, mainly regarding Jokinen's translation of Hans R. Wasastjerna's Minnesotan Suomalisten Historia and resulting disputes; a manuscript, "The Finns in Minnesota: A Social History"; and research reports and miscellany.

Dates: 1952-1964

Work People’s College (Duluth, Minnesota) records

Identifier: IHRC2857

Records (1904-1962) of the Work People's College (Tyovaen Opisto), Duluth, Minnesota, contain correspondence, financial records, stock certificates, student club minutes, student rosters, and lists of and photocopies of proletarian plays. The College was founded to serve the educational needs of Finnish American Socialists and later, members of the Industrial Workers of the World. It was dissolved in 1952.

Dates: 1904-1962

Workers’ Publishing Company (Duluth, Minnesota) records

Identifier: IHRC2858

Records (1915-1975) of the Worker's Publishing Company (Duluth, Minnesota), publisher of the Finnish language newspaper "Industrialisti," contain correspondence, financial records, and office files. Also included are items relating to the Work People's College (Duluth, Minnesota) and the Finnish American Athletic Club.

Dates: 1915-1975