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Finnish-Canadians
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Thunder Bay Finnish Canadian Historical Society collection

  • Collection

A vast and varied collection of records documenting the experiences of Finnish immigrants to Northwestern Ontario. Includes correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, interviews, published material, and ephemera. The photograph collection is extensive and covers a wide range of subjects.

The records are arranged into the following series:
A - Bay Street Project
B - Finnpraxis Project
C - Collections
D - Photographs
E - Miscellaneous
F - Finnish Experience

The Finnish Building Company

Account books and minute books of the Finnish Building Company, an organization formed in 1909 to raise funds for the construction of the Finnish Labour Temple (Big Finn Hall) at 314 Bay Street.

Raija Warkentin fonds

  • Fonds

Records of an oral history project conducted with people who travelled to Soviet Karelia. Includes approved and unapproved transcripts, audio cassette recordings, agreements with researchers, and related documentation.

Many of the documents include information that interviewees wish to be kept private. Access will be restricted, except for approved transcripts, and when appropriate measures or agremeents are in place.

Other Ledgers

Ledgers and account books for a variety of organizations.

  1. National Joint-Stock Bank Account Book, probably from the Hoito Restaurant, February (March 1930) to November 28, 1939 (Balance note April 30, 1940), sum of money listed both in Finmarks and dollars

  2. M. Kaartisen’s Accounts. No organization name given. Entries vary – mostly subscriptions to papers, August 24, 1932 (9)? To March 29, 1943

  3. Social Democratic Party of Canada (P.A.)? January 1915 to January 1918. Records of:
    1) Expenditures
    2) Membership ledger (1915 and 1916)
    3) Accounts (1915)
    4) Stamp account (1915)

  4. Finnish Hall Co. Receipt (or Account) Book, June 1910 to June 14, 1911.

  5. Various Subscription Records, 1928 to 1939, no organization given. Book kept in turn by:
    1) M. Kaartinen
    2) Mrs. Lankola

  6. Notebook, Hoito Restaurant(?), listing meal tickets sold. 1910.

  7. Minute book, Theatrical Society Executive Committee, October 22, 1927 to September 28, 1930.

  8. Subscription Records Ledger for the publication ‘Tie Vapauteen’ (Road to Freedom), 1921 and 1929

Miscellaneous

Articles, clippings, research notes, correspondence, copies of organizational minutes, diaries, and other materials not categorized elsewhere in the TBFCHS collection. Includes materials related to the Finnish Building Company, Otava Male Choir, and a diary of the Finnish Civil War.

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