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Title We Conquered Communism [Erick Kendall Autobiography]
Author Kendall, Eric
Date 1950
Document Type Personal Account
Reference IHRC1198, Box 1
Library / Archive Immigration History Research Center Archives, University of Minnesota
Collection Name Kendall, Erick Papers
Description Erick Kendall's autobiography about his experiences as a Finnish immigrant in the United States, with a particular focus on the ultimate incompatibility of communism and the co-operative movement. Includes chapters on Finnish history and politics, his childhood during the Finnish Civil War, socialism amongst American Finns, education, his growing disapproval of communist powers and his work with co-operatives. Includes descriptions of life in 1930s Russia given to Kendall by Finnish-Americans who escaped Karelia after remigration to Europe.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations; Politics, Legislation and Governance; Remigration
Country (from) Finland
Country (to) United States of America
Places Brule, Wisconsin, Minnesota, United States; Republic of Karelia, Russia
Nationality Finnish; European
People Stalin, Joseph
Keywords communism, revolution, emigrant, imemigrant, education, Great Depression, cooperatives
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
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