|Abstract:||Papers of Lydia Ahola include minutes and news clippings related to the activities of the Finnish Relief Committee, Virginia, MN, three Finnish song books, sheet music, and nine publications.|
|Language:||Finnish and English|
Donated to the IHRC by Irma Ahola Becker, Lydia's daughter, of Rapid City, South Dakota, in 2001.
Lydia Ahola was a singer, musician, etc. from Virginia, Minnesota. She served as a secretary of the Finnish Relief Committee organized in 1939 in Virginia, and as a chair or co-chair of some of the fund-raising activities.
Papers of Lydia Ahola include minutes and news clippings related to the activities of the Finnish Relief Committee, Virginia, MN, three Finnish song books, sheet music, and nine publications (Siirtokansan kalenteri, 1952; The Finnish Pioneers of Minnesota by John I. Kolehmainen, 1944; Bull Fight in the Sauna and Other Finnish Dialect Verses, n.d. and Finglish Fables and Other Finnish Dialect Verses by Heino A. "Hap" Puotinen, 1969; Bobbi, Father of the Finnish White-Tailed Deer by Mary Sharp and Matt Niemi, 1979; Who's Who Among Finnish-Americans, 1949; Westward Ho - Fare Paid, The Story of a Round-the-World Holiday by Emil Hurja, 1936; a picture-book of Helsinki, 1937, and a brochure of Virginia, MN).
The Ahola, Lydia collection is available for public research.
The Ahola, Lydia collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Ahola, Lydia Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Finnish Relief Committee (Virginia, Minn.)|
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