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Papers (1950-1976) of Karin Tuomi, an author, include poetry; a manuscript of her novel, "Pelli ja Perhe Siirtolaisena"; and personal papers. Tuomi lives in Palo Alto, California.
Papers (1978-1982) of Karl Ahlbeck (1881-1954) consist of translations by his daughter, Lila A. (Ahlbeck) Lindgren, of his manuscript, "A Short History of the Finnish Settlement of Isabella, Minnesota.". The two translations are dated 1978 and 1982; the second has accompanying documentation.
Karvonen family history consists of photocopied genealogical charts and notes focusing on the history of the family in Finland encompassing the period from the 17th century to the 20th century. The collection also includes pedigree charts of descendants Gustaf Karvonen, born in 1856 in Kuusamo, Finland, and Aleksandra Maria Holappa, born in 1858 in Kuusamo, Finland, who emigrated to the United States in the end of the 19th century and lived in Minnesota.
Papers of Katherine Ruuhela consists of correspondence with Finnish relatives, in which is mentioned a brother who moved from the U.S. to Soviet Karelia; photographs of family members in Finland and in the U.S.; newspaper clippings; a scrapbookof collected poems and articles; a memoir of the Finnish-Russian war; miscellaneous books; a print of Juho Rissanen's painting of a Finnish American homestead; biographies intended for a family history; and miscellany.
Collection consists of six photographs of Finnish Americans in Monessen, Pennsylvania, featuring large groups of men, women and children in front of a church building, the Finnish National Society building, and also the Louhi Band of Monessen seated in a hall.
Papers (n.d.) of Lauri Koivulehto consist of newspaper clippings of articles on frontier life in Minnesota by Koivulehto, pasted in a book.
Papers (n.d.) of Lembi Hippaka, a second generation Finnish American, consist of three scrapbooks containing articles on Finland and the Finns; Hippaka's travelogue of her first trip to Finland in 1937; the Delaware Tercentenary celebration of the Swedes and Finns in Delaware; and the russo-Finnish war of 1939-1940.
Papers contain books, sheet music, songbooks, music catalogs, play scripts and catalogs, interview transcripts, translations of new articles, and photographs.
Papers (ca. 1980-1990) of Lilian Kangas consist of a handwritten manuscript of sixteen hymn translations from Finnish into English by Elma K. Anderson.
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.
Papers (1964-1968; n.d.) of Maija Lipponen consist of three scrapbooks containing typescripts; newspaper clippings of her poems; and newspaper clippings of articles (some by Lipponen) about the Finnish Workers' Education Club (Lake Worth, Fla.) and other radical Finnish interests and activities.
The conference "The Making of Finnish America: An Ethnic Culture in Transition" was held at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities on November 6-9, 1991. Collection consists of correspondence, planning committee's meeting agendas and minutes, conference program brochures and a copy of proclamation by Minneapolis Mayor Don Fraser on the occasion.
Eight volumes of handwritten poetry, in four folders. Some entries written in Seattle, Washington.
Two accounting ledgers of the Markham Sewing Society. Markham is located in northeastern Minnesota, Saint Louis County, about 40 miles north of Duluth.
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).
Papers of Matt Kantola of Lake Worth, Fla., consist of a letter and a poem.
Papers of Pelto consist of an autobiography, translated by Vienna Maki, describing life in a mining community and work in the mines at the turn of the century.
Matti Simi (+Nov. 19, 1955) was a Finnish American actor. Collection consists of his autobiography covering his life up to 1944, and two photographs. Included is a letter from the donor, his daughter, to the IHRC.
One notebook containing handwritten lyrics to songs in Finnish, mostly folk and some socialist songs. According to the donor, Mr. Esko, the materials originated at a Finnish American homestead in the Meadowlands area near Duluth, Minnesota.
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.
Records (1934-1973) of the Minnesota Federation of Finnish Civic Clubs (Virginia, Minn.) include correspondence; proceedings; constitution; by-laws; minutes and photographs of the Federation and of two of its member clubs, the American Finnish Civic Club (Virginia, Minn.) and the North Star Civic Club (Kinney, Minn.).
Papers (1908-1976) of Miriam M. Moon, an actress, consist of correspondence; newspaper clippings; and photographs relating to her theatrical career.
Records (1921) of the Modern Woodmen of America, Angora Branch (Angora, Minn.) include minutes and a membership ledger. The Modern Woodmen of America is a fraternal benefit organization founded in 1883. The Angora, Minnesota branch was started in 1921.
Records (1939-1960) of the Mt. Iron-Kinney-Cherry Parish (Suomi Synod), Mountain Iron, Minn., consist of Parish Board correspondence (1939-1955); a ledger of Parish Board minutes (1943-1960); and Sunday Church bulletins.
Records (1923-1972) of the Naisyhdistys Pyrkija, Brooklyn, New York, are largely made up of minutes. Also included are two printed pamphlets giving the history of the organization until 1953 and a copy of Suomen Saveltajia Kudentoista Vuosisadan Ajalta (Suho Ranta, ed.).