|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.|
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.
The Kaartinen, Onni collection is available for public research.
The Kaartinen, Onni collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Kaartinen, Onni Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Finnish American theater|
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