Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of both published and unpublished materials pertaining predominantly to the history of Finnish American communities, but also includes the history of various ethnic groups, immigration history, and agricultural history; materials are all related to A.W. Hoglund's teaching career and personal life and include personal and work related correspondence, family records, papers and research.
Papers consist of newspaper clippings, photographs, sheet music, and pamphlets. Much of the material relates to the history of the Virginia and Pike-Sandy regions in northeastern Minnesota, including the Pike Evangelical Lutheran Church. Included are also three artefacts (aluminium potato pancake pan, wooden spoon, and white cloth purse)
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.
Records of the Fairbanks Town Farmers Coop, and Telephone Company, Fairbanks Township, St. Louis County, MN. The collection includes receipt books, ledgers, meeting minutes, notebooks, and diaries.
Church history (church formerly named Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church), organizational records, photographs, golden jubilee album (1944), song books, and other printed matter. Included are piano music paper rolls.
Collection consists of a 7-page family history of the Jarvi family, settled on a farm near Lawler, Aitkin County, Minnesota. Includes information on the 1918 fire in the surrounding areas (the Cloquet - Moose Lake Fire). The autobiographical account was written by Fanny Jarvi Hammarlund, with Edith Jeanette (Jackman) Futcher, in the late 1980s. The memoir details the lives of Matt and Mariana Jarvi, both born in Finland and immigrating to the U.S. in the early 1900s.
The material includes correspondence, newsletters, minutes, photographs, and various other documents, roughly organized chronologically within the various collections of papers.
Papers of the Finnish Farmers Fire Insurance Company consist of constitutions and by-laws, correspondence, and receipts of deposits.
Collection consists of one video tape (29 min.) entitled "Children of the Finnish Homestead" documenting the Brimson, Minnesota-based project developed under the direction of JoAnn Hanson in 1995, and a calendar for 2012 containing reproductions of photographs depicting Finnish American life in northern Minnesota and activities related to the Petrell Hall built by Finnish immigrants in 1912 near Brimson in Saint Louis County.
Meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence. Sponsoring organizations included: American-Finnish Civic Association of Virginia, Finlandia Foundation - Virginia Chapter, Good Shepherd Ladies Aid, Knights of Kaleva, Ladies of Kaleva, Suomi Kerho, Zion Chapel Ladies Aid.
Records consist of camper applications, health certificates, insurance forms, legal papers, financial records, receipts, and correspondence pertaining to the Kaleva Summer Camps held by Finnish American organizations around northeastern Minnesota during the 1940s-1950s.
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.
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.
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).