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Adam Kattainen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1194

Papers (1930-1935) of Adam Kattainen, a Finnish American temperance advocate, consist of poems and speeches. Also included are minutes (1942-1943) of the Alango-Field (Minn.) Red Cross.

Dates: 1930-1935

Alex Kyyhkynen papers

Identifier: IHRC1310

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.

Dates: 1940-1979

Anita (Hokkanen) Middleton collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC161

Arne Halonen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC865
Abstract Papers (1939-1986) of Arne Halonen comprise newspaper clippings of him and his wife, Irene, the Finnish Relief Drive in Minnesota, and Finnish organizational activities in Minnesota and California, along with clippings of a newspaper column written by Halonen. Also included are a booklet by Halonen entitled "Minnesota's Help to Finland," and photographs of him and a Minneapolis choral group directed by Irene Halonen, as well as corresondence from Ester Larsen and newspaper clippings...
Dates: 1939-1986

Bruce Beltt Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3954

Correspondence, birth certificates, passenger arrival and naturalization records, obituaries, genealogy charts and family history narratives for the Beltt (originally Belttari) family.

Dates: 1892-1999

Duane Wiita papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2840

Papers (1936-1970) of Duane Wiita consist of photocopies of his birth certificate and his parents' marriage certificates.

Dates: 1936-1970

Edith Koivisto papers

Identifier: IHRC1233
Abstract Papers (1904-1975) of Edith (Laine) Koivisto (1888-1981) consist of biographical material on her and Finnish Americans in Minnesota; art materials; diaries; creative works such as plays and newspaper articles; historical works and research notes; photographs; scrapbooks; and material relating to her activities in Finnish American organizations. Included are correspondence from Alex Kyyhkynen; John F. Kennedy; Lauri Lemberg; Fanny Ojanpaa; Harry S. Truman; Hans R. Wasastjerna; and others....
Dates: 1903-1981

Emil and Fanny Laurila papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1357

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.

Dates: 1935-1940

Farmers Cooperative Mercantile Association, Kettle River, Minnesota records

Identifier: IHRC641

Records (1918-1931) of the Farmers Cooperative Mercantile Association, Kettle River, Minn., consist of minutes of the Board of Directors for 1918-1924 and 1927-1931; and financial records from 1923-1931.

Dates: 1918-1931

Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church, New York Mills, Minnesota records

Identifier: IHRC670

Records (1874-1977) of the Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church, New York Mills, Minn., comprise birth; baptism; confirmation; marriage; burial; and financial records of the congregation.

Dates: 1874-1977

Finnish Socialist Chapter (Ely, Minnesota) records

Identifier: IHRC705

Records (1905-1966) of the Finnish Socialist Chapter (Ely, Minn.) consist of chapter minutes.

Dates: 1905-1966

Finnish Socialist Chapter, Markham, Minnesota records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC707

Minutes (1911-1931) of the Markham, Minn. chapter of the Finnish Socialist Federation.

Dates: 1911-1931

Finnish Workers’ Club, Hibbing, Minnesota records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC888

Records, in Finnish and English, of the Hibbing Finnish Workers' Club (Minn.) consist of minutes (1962-1974) and a ledger of accounts (1935-1972).

Dates: 1935-1974

Finnish Workers’ Federation of the United States, New York records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC720
Abstract The Finnish Workers' Federation of the United States collection includes, in Finnish and English, corporate documents; correspondence; financial records; minutes; and reference material of the Federation, the Finnish Federation, Inc.; and Turva Gardens. Also included are constitutions and by-laws of Finnish associations in Illinois; a commemorative scrapbook of the Finnish Peoples Democratic organization; correspondence re deportation of William Lahtinen; correspondence (1958-1967) of Ira...
Dates: 1910-1967

Finnish Workers’ Society Kehitys, Cloquet, Minnesota records

Identifier: IHRC723

Records (1911-1939) of the Finnish Workers' Society "Kehitys" (Cloquet, Minn.) Archive consist of financial records; minutes; membership lists; and play scripts.

Dates: 1911-1939

Frank O. Luoma papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1406

Manuscript (1985) of Frank O. Luoma consist of a handwritten history of the Finnish people of Wawina Township, Minnesota.

Dates: 1985

Hazel E. Barberg papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC290

Papers (1896-1963) of Hazel Barberg consist of minutes and financial records of the Cokato, Minnesota, Onnen Toivo temperance society,1896-1958; a handbook of the Finnish National Temperance Brotherhood, 1906; Finnish postcards, 1903-1907; the Nels Peter Nelson family history; a family Bible; correspondence; newspaper clippings; and issues of Finnish and Finnish American periodicals.

Dates: 1896-1963

Hilja Saari papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2336

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.

Dates: 1915-1983

Ina Karni papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1186

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.

Dates: 1904-1978

Ina Miettunen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1539

Papers (1931-1960) of Mrs. Ina Miettunen include minutes (1931-1954) of the Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society, Virginia, Minn. Chapter; photographs; records of the Messiah Lutheran Church (Mountain Iron, Minn.); and correspondence.

Dates: 1931-1960

Jarven Kukka Temperance Society (Sparta and Gilbert, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1120

Records (1897-1921) of the Jarven Kukka Temperance Society of Gilbert and Sparta, Minn. include minutes, membership, and account books.

Dates: 1897-1921

John P. Korhonen papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1254

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.

Dates: 1906-1958

Johnson-Davidsson Family collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC351

Collection consists of family history documentation pertaining to the Johnson-Davidsson family originating in Lokalahti, Finland. Kaleb Johannes Davidsson (b. 1860) was a Finn of Swedish origin, his descendants migrated to the United States in the early 20th century.

Dates: Event: 1860-1960

Joyce Hakala papers

Identifier: IHRC850
Abstract Hakala's papers consist of the resource materials she used in writing "Memento of Finland: A Musical Legacy". Included are taped interviews (e.g. with Marjorie Edgar and Simon Sorvari), transcribed summaries of taped interviews, biographies of kantele players such as Arvi Manninen, John Stark, Katri Oksanen, and John Huhtala, and kantele builders as well as other folk musicians, e.g. a zither player Marja Johnson, photographs and negatives, a video recording of pianist Emily Jusola, sheet...
Dates: 1970-2007

Kaleva Nuoriso Chapter, Ely, Minnesota records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1160

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.

Dates: 1937-1944

Karl Ahlbeck papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC105

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.

Dates: 1978-1982

Karvonen Family papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1187

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.

Dates: Event: 1600-1970

Katherine Ruuhela papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC2331

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.

Dates: 1924-1990

Lauri Koivulehto papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1238

Papers (n.d.) of Lauri Koivulehto consist of newspaper clippings of articles on frontier life in Minnesota by Koivulehto, pasted in a book.

Dates: n.d.

Lillian Kangas papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1171

Papers (ca. 1980-1990) of Lilian Kangas consist of a handwritten manuscript of sixteen hymn translations from Finnish into English by Elma K. Anderson.

Dates: 1980-1990

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