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Title Juntunen-Mattinen Family History [Folder 3]
Author Mattinen, John Raymond; Juntunen Hjulberg, Mamie; Juntunen Mattinen, Bernice
Date 1915-1981
Document Type Personal Account; Photograph
Reference IHRC1560, Box 3, Folder J-6
Library / Archive Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Collection Name Minnesota Finnish American Family History Project, c.1860-1984
Description A history of Meadowbrook Dairy and Joseph Juntunen Sr, describing how the parents came to the US, the first house, agricultural chores on the farm, dress and food available and schooling. Also includes family trees, biographical information, details on the family of Edwin Andrew (Ed) Juntunen, family photographs and articles on the family, Christmas letters and a booklet on successful farming with a focus on the Juntunen family are also included.
Series Description The Minnesota Finnish American Family History Collection (c.1860-1984) materials range from brief genealogies to extensive family history narratives relating the experiences of several generations. Collections include photographs, documents, and oral histories. The Collection offers a wealth of primary material with special strengths in women's, regional and family studies, as well as political and social events important to the area's Finnish Americans. The collection also provides a reliable tool for genealogical research, including as it does documents such as birth, death and citizenship certificates and papers.
Biographical Note / History Begun in 1979 and completed in 1984, the Minnesota Finnish American Family History Project had as its purpose the documentation of the personal histories and experiences of Minnesota Finnish Americans. The Project was sponsored by the Minnesota Finnish American Historical Society and the Iron Range, St. Louis County, and Otter Tail Historical Societies.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Finland
Country (to) United States of America
Places Esko, Minnesota, United States
Nationality Finnish; Russian; European
People Juntunen Sr, Joseph; Juntunen, Edwin Andrew
Keywords army, marriage, family, religion, children, homestead, accommodation, farming, livestock, food, agriculture, farming, clothing, education, employment, Christmas, poetry
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Immigration History Research Center Archives catalogue.
Catalogue Link Immigration History Research Center Archives Catalogue
Language English; Finnish
Document(s) linked to Interview with Bernice Juntunen-Mattinen [Part 1]
Interview with Bernice Juntunen-Mattinen [Part 2]
Juntunen-Mattinen Family History [Folder 1]
Juntunen-Mattinen Family History [Folder 2]
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