Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
1918 Forest Fire documents
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.
Curt Carlson papers
Papers (1978) of Curt Carlson consist of genealogical information on the Haapalahti and Carlson families of Sweden and Finland and a brief history of Finnish migration to Sweden, Norway, and the United States.
David H. K. Anderson papers
Papers consist of a biographical sketch and family history, portrait, unpublished poems, manuscript copy of an essay on W.B Yeats, fellowship application, notes, a letter from Robert Hayden (Consultant in Poetry, Library of Congress), and a tape recording of Anderson reading from 'Lines in Snow' at the Library of Congress in 1978.
Walter and Goldie Eldot papers
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.
Family Life and Children research resources collection
The materials comprising this collection are secondary resources Dr. Carlson gathered over time to support her research, including the publication A Childhood in Minnesota : Exploring the Lives of Ojibwe and Immigrant Families, 1880s-1920s.
Grand Rapids Herald Review newspaper photograph collection
The collection consists of portrait photographs by the Stitt Studio of Grand Rapids, Minnesota and newspaper negatives from the Grand Rapids Herald Review.
Gustav A. Hedman papers
The collection contains two folders of papers, one of personal papers (1905-1964), and one of employment records, local and state health department reports, and correspondence (1904-1941). Folder two holds December 30, 1927 letters about "disposal of dairy products from the Louis Jacobson farm in Cotton Township where a typhoid fever case developed."
Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection
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.
Järvenpää Chapter (Lakehead Chapter) Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society records
The collection contains records related to the Järvenpää Chapter (Lakehead Chapter) Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society in Duluth, Minnesota.
John E. Ketonen papers
Papers (1975) of John E. Ketonen consist of a manuscript of his book, Finnish American Horizons. The material consists of more than 100 short articles, poems, songs, reminiscences and biographies of Finnish Americans.
Johnson-Davidsson Family collection
Collection consists of family history documentation pertaining to the Johnson-Davidsson family originating in Lokalahti, Finland. Kaleb Johannes Davidsson (b. 1860) was a Finn of Swedish origin, his descendants migrated to the United States in the early 20th century.
Joseph Vaananen papers
Papers (1935-1983) of Joseph Vaananen consist mostly of family correspondence. A photograph of Vaananen is also included.
Kenneth Enkel papers
Donald Klaber oral history interviews
The collection consists of interviews by Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph. D. of Donald Klaber on July 22, 1999 and March 2000.
Matti Pelto papers
Papers of Pelto consist of an autobiography, translated by Vienna Maki, describing life in a mining community and work in the mines at the turn of the century.
Mattson, Charles G. and Grace W. family papers
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.
Raymond Wargelin and Kaarina Rautalahti Wargelin papers
Rudolph Pinola papers
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.
Saga Singers records
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.
Mayme Sevander television interview
The collection consists of one videocassette recording of Duluth television station KBJR's interview with educator, scholar and author Mayme Sevander.
Sofia Salmi papers
Papers (n.d.) of Sofia Salmi consist of a notebook containing poetry and drawings.
Clara M. Stocker papers
The collection contains articles written by Clara Stocker,1927-1948; music manuscripts and a few published scores by Clara Stocker; newsclippings, 1926-1973; and a scrapbook of newsclippings, 1925-1936.
Tuulikki Paananen papers
Tynne Rautio papers
Papers (1947-1970) of Tynne Rautio consist of a scrapbook of newspaper clippings documenting activities and events in the Finnish community.
United Fund for Finnish American Archives records
Correspondence, reports, and publicity materials of the organization.
Eugene Van Cleef papers
The collection contains: biographical information, certificates, awards, miscellaneous, 1906-39; photographs 1904, ca. 1912; scrapbook 1911-23, news clippings—Finnish Relief Fund, 1939-40; publications about Duluth and Minnesota, 1912-22; articles by Van Cleef in magazines and newspapers, 1914-69; articles about and of interest to Van Cleef, 1919-70; research interests, 1920-1961; information on Finnish Rya rugs, 1923-25
Work People's College records
The collection consists exclusively of photographs of students, staff, and faculty of the college.