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Title Interview with Bernice Juntunen-Mattinen [Part 2]
Author Juntunen-Mattinen, Bernice; Mattinen, Ray
Date 14 Jan 1982
Document Type Oral History (Audio)
Name Juntunen-Mattinen, Bernice
Interviewer Doby, Velma
Date of Recording 14 Jan 1982
Duration 00:19:25
Reference IHRC1560, Box 2, Folder J-6
Library / Archive Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Collection Name Minnesota Finnish American Family History Project, c.1860-1985
Description Bernice talks about birthday and wedding celebrations, how crowded the family home was and taking on responsibility for some of the younger children. She discusses dating and meeting her husband, Ray, political leanings and the death of her father.
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) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Religion, Ethnic Identity and Community Relations
Country (from) Finland
Country (to) United States of America
Places Minnesota, United States
Nationality Finnish; European
Keywords family, religion, church, children, politics, community relations, health and sickness, death
Catalogue Link Immigration History Research Center Archives Catalogue
Language English; Finnish
Document(s) linked to Interview with Bernice Juntunen-Mattinen [Part 1]
Juntunen-Mattinen Family History [Folder 1]
Juntunen-Mattinen Family History [Folder 2]
Juntunen-Mattinen Family History [Folder 3]
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