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Karin Tuomi papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2620
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1950-1976

Karl Ahlbeck papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC105
Abstract 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
Abstract 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
Abstract 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

Kathleen Hollenbeck collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1619
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1918-1930

Kenneth Enkel papers

Identifier: IHRC621
Abstract The papers (1947-1958) of Kenneth J. Enkel (b. 1916) consist of legal briefs, documents, and correspondence relating to deportation proceedings taken in the McCarthy Era against the seven following persons: Taisto A. Elo; Knut E. Heikkinen; Mrs. Vera Hathaway; Harry Roast; Charles Rowoldt; Lopez-Hernandez v. Brownell; and Heikkila v. Barber. The materials on the Knut Heikkinen case are incomplete. Mr. Enkel undertook these cases at the behest of the Minnesota Committee for the Protection of the...
Dates: 1947-1958

Kopra - Saksinen Family papers

Identifier: IHRC3879
Abstract Collection consists of family correspondence between Antti Kopra and his relatives in Finland, also his children Leo, Weikko, Lennart and Esther and other correspondents. Antti Kopra resided in Butte, Montana, and San Francisco, California, and maintained correspondence with several relatives in Finland. Included are photographs, newspaper clippings, copies of articles, postcards, printed matter and other materials documenting the life and work of the various Kopra family members, materials...
Dates: 1915-1986

Lauri Koivulehto papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1238
Abstract 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.

Lembi Hippaka papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC893
Abstract 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.
Dates: n.d.

Leona Lampi Hassen collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC880
Abstract Papers contain books, sheet music, songbooks, music catalogs, play scripts and catalogs, interview transcripts, translations of new articles, and photographs.
Dates: 1920-1994

Lillian Kangas papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1171
Abstract 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

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

Lydia Ahola papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC110
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1920-1970

Maija Lipponen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1380
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1964-1968

Making of Finnish America Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota (1991) collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1438
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1991

Maria Mathilda Kotiranta collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1271
Abstract Eight volumes of handwritten poetry, in four folders. Some entries written in Seattle, Washington.
Dates: undated

Markham (Minnesota) Sewing Society records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1474
Abstract Two accounting ledgers of the Markham Sewing Society. Markham is located in northeastern Minnesota, Saint Louis County, about 40 miles north of Duluth.
Dates: 1924-1956

Marsha Penti papers

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC2954
Abstract 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

Matt Kantola papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1177
Abstract Papers of Matt Kantola of Lake Worth, Fla., consist of a letter and a poem.
Dates: 1978

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 facilities...
Dates: 1960

Matti Pelto papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2056
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1908-1910

Matti Simi papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2404
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1900-1944

Meadowlands Homestead records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1522
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1909-1911

Michael John Anuta papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC226
Abstract Collection consists of correspondence and financial materials regarding donations to the Salolampi Building Fund, 1988-1992, arranged alphabetically; and various other Salolampi correspondence and financial materials. Some pamphlets and serials are also included.
Dates: 1986-1992

Milford Finnish Relief Committee (Milford, New Hampshire) records

Identifier: IHRC1545
Abstract 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 Federation of Finnish Civic Clubs (Virginia, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1559
Abstract 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.).
Dates: 1934-1973

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
Abstract Papers (1908-1976) of Miriam M. Moon, an actress, consist of correspondence; newspaper clippings; and photographs relating to her theatrical career.
Dates: 1926-1976

Modern Woodmen of America (Angora, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Box: Oversize 1
Identifier: IHRC1612
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1921

Mt. Iron-Kinney-Cherry Parish, Minnesota records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1630
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1939-1960