Finnish Americans -- Personal narratives.
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Papers (1950) of Erick Kendall consist of an autobiographical work (manuscript) entitled "We Conquered Communism," which deals with the coop-communist split within the Central Cooperative Wholesale of Superior, Wisconsin in 1930. Also available on microfilm.
Papers (1958-1981) of Reino Makela (1915-1979) consist of letters he wrote to Eva Helen Erickson. Makela was born in the United States and emigrated with his family to Karelia in the Soviet Union in 1931. Reino Makela's letters start in 1931, his last one is from May 9, 1979. (There is a gap between the years 1932 ans 1958.)