Scandinavian Immigrant Experience

Finland

Below you will find a listing of all those interviewed for the oral history project who have a Finnish background.


A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z


The Oral History collection contains the recorded interviews of 282 men and women who emigrated from Scandinavia and settled in the Pacific Northwest. The project was started during an experimental course on Scandinavian Women in the Pacific Northwest. Students in the course were encouraged to interview women and learn about their experiences as immigrants to the United States. The project was continued and expanded with support from the president’s office and by grants from the L.J. Skaggs and Mary C. Skaggs Foundation,from the Joel E. Ferris Foundation and the Norwegian Emigration Fund of the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The project was directed by Dr. Janet E. Rasmussen. Upon completion, the collection was transferred to the Archives and Special Collections Department.

The oral history collection is open for personal and scholarly work.  For commercial use, please contact archives@plu.edu.

 

B

Benson, Alli Carlson

Pargas – - Photographs /Audio


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Christenson, Lydia Savolainen

Laukaa

Guide /Audio


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Forman, Lempi Suaminen

Island close to Turku

Guide /Audio


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Heikkala, Erik

Hailuoto, Oulun Province

Guide /Photographs /Audio


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Johnson, Anna Elvira Granlund

Esse, Vasa Province

Guide /Photographs /Audio


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Kasen, Sigrid Josephine

Sideby, Vasa Province

Guide /Photographs /Audio


Kuivala, John

Revonlahti, Oulu Province – - Photographs /Audio


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Michelson, Hilma Kristiina Vanhala

Hailuoto, Oulun Province

Guide /Photographs /Audio


Miller, Hilma Laitinen

Joutsa, Mikkelin Province

Guide /Photographs /Audio


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Rinne, Esther Wiirre

Pyhajoki, Oulun Province

Guide / Photographs /Audio


Rinne, Sulo John

Pirkkala

Guide /Photographs /Audio


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Salvon, Hilma Tolonen

Paltamo, Oulun Province

Guide /Audio


Silverberg, Ina (Aino) Huntos Eriksson

Kaustinen, Vasa Province

Guide /Photographs /Audio


Sippala, Hanna Hekkala

Kello, Oulun Province

Guide /Photographs /Audio


Sundvik, Ester Irene

Odkarby, Aland Island

Guide /Photographs /Audio


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