Topics include Finland and the town of Rauma; famous Finnish clergy; living in the U.S. during the Depression; the Russo-Finnish War; World War II and his service as an army chaplain; teaching at Suomi College; conflicts between the Suomi Synod and the Finnish National Church; the Suomi archives; and bringing Finnish Americans together.
Topics include community life in Calumet. Includes references to ethnic groups; copper mines and mining; 1913 copper miners' strike; Fourth of July; summer and winter pastimes; churches; schools; and hospitals.
Also present during the interview is Matt Waisanen--1894-1976 and Arthur Waisanen--1900-1978. Topics include various aspects of life in Pelkie, Mich. Persons represented include Urho Erikainen, Evert Larson, and William Pelkie.