Found in 42 Collections and/or Records:
Matti Simi papers
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.
Meadowlands Homestead records
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.
Miriam M. Moon papers
Papers (1908-1976) of Miriam M. Moon, an actress, consist of correspondence; newspaper clippings; and photographs relating to her theatrical career.
Paul E. Karvonen papers
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.
Rev. Eino Tuori papers
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).
Roy Hivala papers
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.)
Salomon Ilmonen papers
Sirkka Tuomi Holm papers
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.
Sonja Weed papers
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.
Soomepoisid (The Finnish Boys) collection
Collection consists of a list (not complete) in alphabetical order of 1299 "Finnish boys" with biographical information. Compiled in 1996.
Trinity Lutheran Church (New York Mills, Minnesota) records
The records include articles of incorporation; constitutions; registers of ministerial acts; membership rosters; parish council minutes; treasurers' reports; minutes and reports of clubs, guilds, and Sunday Schools; Sunday bulletins; and annual reports.
Two Harbors Finnish Workers Association, Minnesota, records
Collection consists of five ledgers and notebooks containing handwritten finacial and membership records of the organization.