Thunder Bay Finnish Canadian Historical Society Collection

Title

Thunder Bay Finnish Canadian Historical Society Collection

Subject

Finnish-Canadians
Life in Thunder Bay

Description

Photographs collected by the Thunder Bay Finnish Canadian Historical Society from a wide range of collectors, documenting Finnish immigration to and life in Thunder Bay.

Creator

Thunder Bay Finnish Canadian Historical Society

Publisher

Lakehead University Library

Collection Items

Rientola Hall or "activity place" in Nolalu, Lybster Township, built by Nolalu Farm Association
Photograph of Rientola Hall built by several farmers who formed Nolalu Farm Association.

Valimaa's house in Nolalu, Lybster Township
Black and white photograph of a Mr. & Mrs. Valimaa's and child standing on the front porch of their wood-framed house in Nolalu, Lybster Township. There is a ladder leaning against the deck on the second floor

Alppila School (on Alppila Road)
Photograph of students and teacher standing by the front steps of Alppila School, S.S. No.1, Ware and Dawson Road

Chippewa Park on Thunder Bay
Photograph of Chippewa Parks' beach and dock, visitors are swimming and sitting enjoying the day. At bottom of photograph "Chippewa Park on Thunder Bay, near Port Arthur, Ont., Canada"

Early Pigeon River bridge to U.S.A. boundary and Pigeon River Hotel
Photograph of Pigeon River Hotel and view of bridge to U.S. An "Imperial" gas pump is also visible in the photograph

Alex Beck's construction company building lighthouse
Alex Beck's construction company building lighthouse on Welcome Island in Thunder Bay on Lake Superior

Two and a half storey frame home with open veranda and upper balcony
Photograph of fourteen people, 12 men, 2 women, plus 5 children posing of front veranda and upper level deck for this photograph

R. M. & G. Hospital, Port Arthur
Photograph of R. M. & G. Hospital, Port Arthur

Hoito staff 1921
Photographic postcard of Hoito Staff 1921, Left to Right: Senja Heikkila, Lydia Sippila (behind 2nd), ____, Meri Laakso (second from right), Vappu Heikkinen (right)

Group of girls in Alppila in wintertime
Photograph includes: from L to R 1. Hillja Kraft (Rydholm) Alppila (School teacher); 2. Helen Oja (Palo) – 3. Eini Setala (Kaarela); 4. Maimie Wirta (Tuominen)
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