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Finns in Michigan

Author: Gary Kaunonen
Publisher: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2009.
Series: Discovering the peoples of Michigan.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
From the Publisher: In Finns in Michigan Gary Kaunonen probes the intricacies of immigration, labor, and ideology among the members of this intriguing and historically important ethnic group. He skillfully traces the evolution of a vibrant, diverse, dramatic, and at times deeply quarrelsome people who left an indelible mark on the state's history.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kaunonen, Gary.
Finns in Michigan.
East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008029518
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Kaunonen
OCLC Number: 680631845
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (123 pages) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction --
Finns out, "Jack-pine savages" in --
Finns at work in Michigan: heavy industry --
Finns at work in Michigan: traditional labor --
Cultural organizations of the Finns in Michigan --
Conclusion --
Sidebars --
Copper country giant-Big Louie Moilanen --
Kaleva, Michigan --
Swede-Finns in Michigan --
Finglish --
Hanka homestead --
Finnish immigrant press --
Appendices --
Appendix 1: Finnish American Cultural and Historical Societies in Michigan --
Appendix 2: Finn recipes --
Notes --
For further reference --
Series Title: Discovering the peoples of Michigan.
Responsibility: Gary Kaunonen.


Michigan's Finns flocked to diverse cultural organizations that span a broad ideological spectrum. This book examines a wide range of organizations, including religious institutions, temperance  Read more...


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