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Finnish Americans -- Personal narratives.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Erick Kendall papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC1198

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.

Dates: 1950

Ina Karni papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC1186

Papers (1904-1978) of Ina (Laukala) Karni of Cook, Minnesota comprise a typescript family history; two ledgers of a local Finnish Day Committee and miscellaneous items.

Dates: 1904-1978

Johan and Fiina Seppamaki papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC2375

The Johan and Fiina Seppamaki papers (1977) consist of a photocopy of a typed family history.

Dates: 1977

Kaisa Maria Hurula papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC981

Kaisa Maria Hurula was born in Karunki, Finland. Papers consist of a brief recollection of her first day in church in America.

Dates: 1890

Reino Makela papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: IHRC1431

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.)

Dates: 1958-1981

William Matsen papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: IHRC1508

William Matsen's manuscript (1985) consists of a typescript of the Matsen family history entitled "And the Last Shall Be First."

Dates: 1985