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Institutions -- Finlandia University\'s Finnish American Archive

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View Resource Adolf Rajanen Oral History Interview

Topics include farm life and relations with neighbors; Finnish organizations; the effects of World War I; life as a barber; Socialist and labor movements; a pastor at Wolf Lake; Finns and alcohol; sick care; and a wart cure.

View Resource Adrian Heinonen Oral History Interview

Topics include porcupines; camping in the woods; and deer hunting in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

View Resource Aileen Jacobson Oral History Interview

Topics include family history; nursing school and nursing; the life of Finnish immigrants; different nationalities in schools and ethnic relations; life in Marquette, Mich.; and saunas.

View Resource Aily Koski Oral History Interview

Topics include reasons for leaving Finland; her father's activities with the IWW; his being blacklisted and moving to a farm in 1922; his ideology; her own schooling; the role of the school in the community; the St. Louis County school system; and the McCarthy era.

View Resource Al Harvey Oral History Interview

Topics include the life of a lumberjack; boxing; baseball; his father's mine accident and his own work in the mines; the 1913 strike; mine timbermen; the Depression; deer hunting; trapping; and Ernest Hemingway in the Copper Country.

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