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Records (1906-1953) of the Nashwauk Finnish Socialist Chapter and related organizations (Nashwauk, Minnesota) consist of twenty-two ledgers reflecting Finnish organization activity in Nashwauk. Included are minutes, membership ledgers; and financial records.
Records (1930-1972, inclusive; 1930-1939, bulk) of the North Hurley (Wisconsin) Co-operative Association consist of minutes, including those of the organizational meeting.
Records (1930-1969) of the Northern States Cooperative Guilds and Clubs, Superior, Wis. include scrapbooks; notebooks relating to publications; receipt ledgers; financial records; newsletters; minutes; membership lists; correspondence; and by-laws.
Papers of Onni Kaartinen consist of his personal copy of a play script of Ajan Laulu (Song of the Ages), a Finnish American proletarian musical written by Aku Paivio (music by Frank Lindros).
The Farmers' Cooperative Trading Company (Orr, Minn.) was established in 1919 and affiliated with the Central Cooperative Wholesale (Superior, Wis.). Records (1953-1966) of the company consist of monthly minutes of the Board of Directors.
Papers (1906) of Oscar Makela consist of a notebook of poetry and popular songs, some by Makela himself.
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.
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.
Papers (1938) of Pentti Raunio consists of a handwritten manuscript of his unpublished novel, ISA. Raunio came to the United States in the late 1930s at the invitation of the Finnish Workers Federation to direct drama and theatre courses in various Finnish communities.
Records (1886-1925) of the Pohjan Leimu Temperance Society (Soudan, Minn.) consist of correspondence and minutes.
Records (1896-1966) of the Raivaaja Publishing Company (Fitchburg, Mass.) include proceedings of the board of directors.
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."
Papers (1958-1981) of Reino Makela (1915-1979) consist of letters he wrote to Eva Helen Erickson. Makela was born in the United States and emigrated with his family to Karelia in the Soviet Union in 1931. Reino Makela's letters start in 1931, his last one is from May 9, 1979. (There is a gap between the years 1932 ans 1958.)
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).
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.
Papers (1950-1962) of the Rev. M. N. Westerback, a Finnish American clergyman and author from Clearwater, Florida, consist of correspondence and writings.
Papers (n.d.) of Rora Strom consist of poems and a letter.
Collection consists of a copy of a commemorative publication celebrating the 15th anniversary of socialism building in the Soviet Karelia ("Neuvosto-Karjalan 15-vuotiselta taipaleelta - 1920-1935") and news clippings pertaining to the Karelian Finns. Included is a list of about 1400 Finnish names of inidivduals who migrated to Karelia.)
Papers (1990) of Rudolph Pinola consist of a manuscript of "Finnish American Emigration to Soviet Karelia in the Early 1930s," a research paper presented at the conference "The Roots of Northland Radicalism" held at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn. on April 28, 1990. Included is a list of 1200 names of Finnish Americans, both individuals and families, who emigrated to Soviet Karelia in the early 1930s.
Narrative history and genealogy (1993?) of the Saari-Ferrell family, whose members emigrated from Finland to the United States (in some cases via Norway) starting in the 1860s, settling primarily in Cokato and Dassel, MN, and Calumet, MI. Includes some background information on Finnish American community life as well as photograph reproductions of family members and places. The genealogy encompasses the period from ca. 1480 to 1992,
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.
Records (1914-1964) of the Saima Workers' Society (Fitchburg, Minn.) include proceedings; board of directors minutes (1916-1918); correspondence; economic committee reports; and property inventories (1919).
Family history (1990) of Samuel and Serafia Walima consists of a genealogy entitled "The End of the Beginning". Encompassing the period from ca. 1847 to 1990, it includes genealogical charts and a narrative history of the family's settlement in Minnesota written by Cynthia Roggeman McDonald, a great grand-daughter of Samuel and Serafia. Also included are newspaper and magazine clippings concerned with Finland and the family, illustrations, etc.
Records (1908-1973) of the Sebeka Cooperative Creamery Association, Sebeka, Minn., consist of by-laws; articles of incorporation; and minutes of the Association.
Records (1931-1937) of the Selva Temperance Society, (Hutten, Minn.), contain correspondence, financial records, and minutes. Also included is a scrapbook of newspaper clippings about the Russo-Finnish War and World War II.
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.