University of Minnesota

Kaartinen, Onni, Papers

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Immigration History Research Center, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Descriptive summary

Dates: ca. 1940
Abstract: Papers of Onni Kaartinen consist of his personal copy of a play script of Ajan Laulu (Song of the Ages), a Finnish American proletarian musical written by Aku Paivio (music by Frank Lindros).
Quantity: .5 linear in.
Language: Finnish
Collection ID: IHRC1152

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Onni Kaartinen, a second generation Finnish American, was an activist and leader in the Finnish American Communist movement in the 1930s and 1940s. From 1937 to 1943 he seved as national secretary of the Finnish American Mutual Aid Society, the Finnish Affiliate of the International Workers Order. In the 1940s he also served as editor of the Tyomies in Superior, Wis. and Eteenpain in New York City. He was active in the cultural life, especially the theater, of the New York City Finnish Labor Temple, the 126th St. Finnish Communist hall.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


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CITE AS

The Kaartinen, Onni Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Kaartinen, Onni
Paivio, Aku
Lindros, Frank
Finnish American theater
Radical theater

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