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Title Memoirs from a Minnesota Iron Ore Mine [Matti Pelto Autobiography]
Author Pello, Matti
Date 1981
Document Type Personal Account
Reference IHRC2056, Finnish Misc. Mss Box 3, Folder 3
Library / Archive Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Collection Name Pelto, Matti Papers
Description Matti Pello's autobiography of life as a Finnish immigrant, with particular reference to mining and the immigrant community. The author is resentful of the capitalist mine-owners, and in this account, touches on dangerous working conditions and social issues. Translation by Vienna C. Maki.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Motives for Emigration
Country (from) Finland
Country (to) United States of America
Places Gilbert, St Louis County, Minnesota, Sparta, United States
Nationality Finnish; European
Keywords mining, labour, industry, immigration, unemployment, economics, accident, health and sickness, working conditions, entertainment, leisure, communism, social class
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
Copyright Reproduced by kind permission of Jeanne and Susan Maki.