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This collection consists of both published and unpublished materials pertaining predominantly to the history of Finnish American communities, but also includes the history of various ethnic groups, immigration history, and agricultural history; materials are all related to A.W. Hoglund's teaching career and personal life and include personal and work related correspondence, family records, papers and research.
Two copies of the play "Misiska" by Aili R. Bell in Finnish and in English (translated by Richard A. Impola). The play, depicting the immigration and remigration of a Finnish woman, is set in Rock Springs, WyomingY in 1908 and in Savo, Finland in the 1930s.
Jarvenpa's papers include, among a variety of other documents, manuscript drafts of her translations, correspondence, articles, notes on Finnish Americana, and her journals.
Papers (1940-1979) of Alex Kyyhkynen (1888-1984) consist of personal material and records of Finnish American organizations in Minnesota, particularly the Minnesota Finnish-American Historical Society.
Correspondence, birth certificates, passenger arrival and naturalization records, obituaries, genealogy charts and family history narratives for the Beltt (originally Belttari) family.
Papers consist of newspaper clippings, photographs, sheet music, and pamphlets. Much of the material relates to the history of the Virginia and Pike-Sandy regions in northeastern Minnesota, including the Pike Evangelical Lutheran Church. Included are also three artefacts (aluminium potato pancake pan, wooden spoon, and white cloth purse)
Papers (1935-1940) of Emil Laurila consist of farm records; correspondence; and photographs of a pioneer homestead farm near Markham, Minn. Correspondents include John E. Aho. Included are also boardinghouse, household, and farm records of a Finnish-American family who lived in the Markham/Makinen/Aurora areas of northeastern Minnesota. Income/Expenses records spanning 1920s-1980s.
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.
Records of the Fairbanks Town Farmers Coop, and Telephone Company, Fairbanks Township, St. Louis County, MN. The collection includes receipt books, ledgers, meeting minutes, notebooks, and diaries.
The material includes correspondence, newsletters, minutes, photographs, and various other documents, roughly organized chronologically within the various collections of papers.
Finnish Sick and Accident and Benefit Association of Menessen, Pennsylvania and Monongahela Valley records
Records (1927-1929) of the Finnish Sick and Accident and Benefit Association of Menessen, Pennsylvania and Monongahela Valley consist of the organization's constitution, and a letter from the pastor of the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church (Hibbing, Minnesota).
Records, in Finnish and English, of the Hibbing Finnish Workers' Club (Minn.) consist of minutes (1962-1974) and a ledger of accounts (1935-1972).
Papers of Heimo A. Loya consist of sheet music for piano, violin and cello, and choral and vocal music. The music is composed by composers such as Jean Sibelius, Toivo Kuula, Oskar Merikanto, Selim Palmgren, and Leevi Madetoja.
Papers of Helmi Dagmar Mattson (1890-1974) include an autobiography; correspondence; diaries; handwritten and typescript articles, plays, poetry and books; records and papers relating to the Northwestern Finnish Historical Society; minutes of meetings of the Mt. Solo Washington Finnish Club; bylaws of the Finnish Workers Association (Portland, Ore.); miscellany; memorabilia; photographs and photograph albums; and scrapbooks.
Hilja Saari was active in the Finnish American community in Palisade, Minnesota. Papers consist of a brief history of the Palisade Finn Hall (typescript and handwritten), founded in 1913; a copy of the articles of incorporation under the name "Taisto" Hall; four photographs and two negative prints.
Papers (1931-1968) of Hilma (Bockman) Erickson (1887-1968) consist of letters written to her daughter Eva Helen Erickson (b. 1912).
Papers (1904-1978) of Ina (Laukala) Karni of Cook, Minnesota comprise a typescript family history; two ledgers of a local Finnish Day Committee and miscellaneous items.
Papers (1906-1958) of John P. Korhonen consist of photographs, correspondence, mortgages, stocks, and a declaration of intent for American citizenship. Also included is a funeral memorial folder for Korhonen.
Meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence. Sponsoring organizations included: American-Finnish Civic Association of Virginia, Finlandia Foundation - Virginia Chapter, Good Shepherd Ladies Aid, Knights of Kaleva, Ladies of Kaleva, Suomi Kerho, Zion Chapel Ladies Aid.
Kaisa Maria Hurula was born in Karunki, Finland. Papers consist of a brief recollection of her first day in church in America.
The records (1913-1966) of the "Kajastus" Finnish Laborers' Association (Milford, New Hampshire) comprise the official papers and by-laws (1913-1928); and clippings and articles on New England Finnish Americans (1951-1966).
Records (1937-1944) of the Junior Kaleva League, Nuoriso Chapter (Ely, Minn.), a Finnish-American young people's organization, include minutes and miscellanous memoranda as well as material on the Junior Kaleva League itself.
- Finnish 18
- Finnish American socialists 6
- College teachers 4
- Cultural heritage 4
- Finnish American press. 4
- Religious life 4
- Women 4
- Finnish American communists 3
- Labor 3
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief -- Finland. 3
- Cooperative societies 2
- Cooperative societies -- Wisconsin -- Superior. 2
- Family life 2
- Finnish American journalists. 2
- Finnish American newspapers. 2
- Finnish Americans -- Minnesota 2
- Finnish Americans -- Minnesota -- Duluth. 2
- Finnish Americans -- Minnesota -- Hibbing -- Societies, etc. 2
- Finnish Americans -- Minnesota -- History. 2
- Finnish Americans -- Personal narratives. 2 + ∧ less
- Central Co-operative Wholesale (U.S.) 1
- Consumers Cooperative of Berkeley 1
- Davis, Lionel B. 1
- Erickson, Eva Helen 1
- Erickson, Hilma, 1887-1968 1
- Finlandia Foundation 1
- Finnish Sick and Accident and Benefit Association of Menessen, Pennsylvania and Monongahela Valley. 1
- Finnish Workers' Federation of the United States. 1
- Hakala, Joyce 1
- Halonen, Arne. 1
- Hibbing Finnish Workers' Club (Minn.). 1
- Hoglund, A. William 1
- Hurula, Kaisa Maria. 1
- Jarvenpa, Aili 1
- Jokinen, Walfrid J., 1915-1970 1
- Junior Kaleva League. Nuoriso Chapter (Ely, Minn.). 1
- Kajastus Finnish Laborers Association (Milford, N.H.). 1
- Kallio, Safira Oksanen, 1894-1982 1
- Karni, Ina. 1
- Karvonen, Paul E. 1 + ∧ less