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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

Kathleen Hollenbeck collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1619

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

Kopra - Saksinen Family papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
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

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.

Leona Lampi Hassen collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC880

Papers contain books, sheet music, songbooks, music catalogs, play scripts and catalogs, interview transcripts, translations of new articles, and photographs.

Dates: 1920-1994

Maija Lipponen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1380

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

Maria Mathilda Kotiranta collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1271

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

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

Matt Kantola papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1177

Papers of Matt Kantola of Lake Worth, Fla., consist of a letter and a poem.

Dates: 1978

Matti Simi papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2404

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

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

Minnesota Federation of Finnish Civic Clubs (Virginia, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1559

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

Mt. Iron-Kinney-Cherry Parish, Minnesota records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1630

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

Naisyhdistys Pyrkija (Brooklyn, New York) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1645

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.).

Dates: 1923-1972

Nashwauk Finnish Socialist Chapter records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: IHRC1647

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.

Dates: 1906-1953

North Hurley (Wisconsin) Co-operative Association records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1689

Records (1930-1972, inclusive; 1930-1939, bulk) of the North Hurley (Wisconsin) Co-operative Association consist of minutes, including those of the organizational meeting.

Dates: 1930-1972

Onni Kaartinen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1152

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).

Dates: 1940

Oscar Makela papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC1430

Papers (1906) of Oscar Makela consist of a notebook of poetry and popular songs, some by Makela himself.

Dates: 1906

Pentti Raunio papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2230

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.

Dates: 1938

Pohjan Leimu Temperance Society (Soudan, Minnesota) records

Identifier: IHRC2090

Records (1886-1925) of the Pohjan Leimu Temperance Society (Soudan, Minn.) consist of correspondence and minutes.

Dates: 1886-1925

Raivaaja Publishing Company (Fitchburg, Massachusetts) papers

Identifier: IHRC2225

Records (1896-1966) of the Raivaaja Publishing Company (Fitchburg, Mass.) include proceedings of the board of directors.

Dates: 1896-1966

Raymond Wargelin and Kaarina Rautalahti Wargelin papers

Identifier: IHRC2819
Abstract Papers of Raymond Waldemar Wargelin, a Lutheran clergyman and educator, and his wife Kaarina Rautalahti Wargelin, consist of unpublished writings including "As I Saw It" (Memoirs of Raymond W. Wargelin) [a dictated autobiography]; Suomi Synod Ministerium, 1876-1972; When the Suomi Synod was Served by Pastors From Finland; and Social and Theological Profiles of the Suomi Synod Ministerium. Included is a listing of congregations of the Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church, Suomi Synod. Also...
Dates: 1958-1990

Rora Strom papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2549

Papers (n.d.) of Rora Strom consist of poems and a letter.

Dates: undated

Roy Hivala papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC3000

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.)

Dates: 1930-1940

Saima Workers’ Society (Fitchburg, Massachusetts) records

 Collection — Box: P2692-2693
Identifier: IHRC2344

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).

Dates: 1914-1964

Salomon Ilmonen papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC1003
Abstract Papers of Salomon Ilmonen consist of personal letters from Ilmonen's brother in Finland, from his cousin, Elina Penttinen, and miscellaneous letters; correspondence directed to or from Mrs. Emma Ilmonen, wife of S. Ilmonen; Ilmonen's correspondence with Finnish American congregations and on temperance work among American Finns; correspondence relating to Ilmonen's book sales; letters from Finnish American author, Martha Strom (Hilevi Koski); and letters by prominent Finnish Americans who...
Dates: 1900-1940

Sebeka Cooperative Creamery Association (Sebeka, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2372

Records (1908-1973) of the Sebeka Cooperative Creamery Association, Sebeka, Minn., consist of by-laws; articles of incorporation; and minutes of the Association.

Dates: 1908-1973

Selva Temperance Society (Hutten, Minnesota) records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2374

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.

Dates: 1931-1937

Sofia Salmi papers

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2347

Papers (n.d.) of Sofia Salmi consist of a notebook containing poetry and drawings.

Dates: undated

St. Louis County Rural Schools and Extension Course (Minnesota) records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: IHRC2506

The St. Louis County, Minn., rural schools collection (1935-1940) consists of agricultural extension information and publications.

Dates: 1935-1940

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