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This collection is intended to accommodate miscellaneous, primary documents related to the October 12, 13, 1918 Cloquet-Moose Lake forest fire and its aftermath when provenance or donor information about the material is unclear or not known.
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.
The Amerikan Uutiset collection (n.d.) consists of manuscripts and typescripts, in Finnish, of published articles by Terttu Katka, George Latvala, Matti Kantola, Paavo A. Kairanen, and Elina Beck.
The collection consists of 1956 articles of incorporation for Duluth Community Chest; a 90 minute interview on cassette tape with 89-year old Glen Merritt on October 26, 1983, about Merritt’s recollections of YMCA’s Camp Miller; and black and white photographs collected by Eldot that may have illustrated his articles in Outlook and Cosmopolitan sections of the newspaper when he was editor.
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.
Papers (1876-1950) of Hilda Simons consists of a typed manuscript (photocopy) autobiography dealing with her family's history in Finland and Brule, Wisconsin. Includes a photograph of Hilda Kauppinen Ronkainen Simons (1980s?).
The collections contains research materials compiled to write Dr. Hudelson's book published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2006 titled By the Ore Docks: A Working People’s History of Duluth.
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.
Eight volumes of handwritten poetry, in four folders. Some entries written in Seattle, Washington.
Two accounting ledgers of the Markham Sewing Society. Markham is located in northeastern Minnesota, Saint Louis County, about 40 miles north of Duluth.
The collection consists of photographs of a logger's homestead (1910-1911). The photographs are divided into subjects: women and children, recreation, equipment (log hauler), workers, and camp.
Papers (1908-1976) of Miriam M. Moon, an actress, consist of correspondence; newspaper clippings; and photographs relating to her theatrical career.
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.).
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 (n.d.) of Rora Strom consist of poems and a letter.
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.
The collection contains secretary’s books,1947–1960; photographs; news clippings, 1940–1955; a small amount of correspondence; financial papers; articles of incorporation, 1947; and programs.
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.
Papers (n.d.) of Sofia Salmi consist of a notebook containing poetry and drawings.
Papers of Sonja Weed consist of her biography "Across the Sea" written by her daughter Jenny Weed (1983) and hand-written manuscripts of the book written by Sonja Weed herself. Also two photographs and a photocopy of a newspaper article.
Papers (1950s-1990s) of Terttu Katka include photocopies, newspaper clippings, manuscripts and typescripts of over 340 poems, more than 45 articles, columns, short stories and novellas published in the US and the novel "Myllynevan Marjaana" published in Finland.
Papers of Velma (Hakkila) Doby (1923-2019) consist of materials on Finnish Americans and Finnish American life. Included are newspaper clippings concerning Finnish American scholars and also articles written by e.g. Michael Karni and Carl Ross; clippings concerning Finntowns, notorious Finnish Americans and Finnish Americans in general. Collection contains Velma Doby's thesis including her English translation of an autobiography by the Finnish American poet Helmi Mattson.
Records (1952-1975) of the Virginia, Minnesota Women's Co-op Guild include two scrapbooks of the organization's activities and of the Virginia area people and events, many of them Finnish related. Also included is a dues and membership notebook and a file of correspondnece concerning the summer camp program sponsored by the organization.
- Collecting Area
- Immigration History Research Center Archives 21
- University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections 5
- Women 11
- Finnish 7
- Finnish Americans 7
- Photographs 5
- Finnish American authors. 4
- Women poets. 4
- Buildings 3
- Duluth (Minn.) 3
- Families 3
- Finnish American poets. 3
- Programs 3
- Actors. 2
- African Americans 2
- Associations, institutions, etc. 2
- Biography 2
- Business 2
- Childhood and youth 2
- Duluth (Minn.)--History 2
- Finnish American women 2
- Immigrant families 2 + ∧ less
- Finnish 9
- Multiple languages 8
- English 6
- English 3
- Undetermined 2
- Ross, Carl, 1913- 2
- 1918 Forest Fire 1
- Carney, Jack 1
- Doby, Velma M. 1
- Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, Minn. : 1892) 1
- Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, Minn. : 1987) 1
- Eldot , Walter, 1920-1999 June 30 1
- Eldot, Goldy, ?-1992 March 23 1
- Erickson, Eva Helen 1
- FinnFest USA 1
- Hokanson, Margrethe, 1893-1975 1
- Hudelson, Richard 1
- IWW 1
- Industrial Workers of the World 1
- Kallio, Safira Oksanen, 1894-1982 1
- Katka, Terttu. 1
- Lemberg, Rosa 1
- Mattson, Charles G, 1882 December 12-1963 June 24 1
- Mattson, Helmi Dagmar, 1890-1974 1
- Minnesota Finnish-American Historical Society. 1 + ∧ less