Finnish American Heritage Center
FINNISH FOLKLORE AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE GREAT LAKES MINING REGION ORAL HISTORY PROJECT 1972-1978
(Funded in part by the National Endowment For The Humanities)

F.F.S.C.G.L.M.R. DIGITIZATION PROJECT 2010-2011
(Funded in part by the Keweenaw National Historic Park Advisory Commission)

 

Contributors:
1970's

Rev. Dr. Arthur Puotinen: project leader, interviewer, and grant writer

Peter Oikarinen: interviewer, photographer

Interviewers:
Anderson, Wallace
Antilla, Elroy
Armstrong, Helen
Barr, Robert J.
Berry, Betty M.
Bleise, Arbutus
Brown, Viola J.
Erickson, Bill
Fisher, Betty
Githens, Monica
Godell, Swande
Harju, Larry
Helgren, Brian
Helgren, Dorias
Hiltunen, Vivian
Hoffman, David
Jalkanen, Paul
Jalkanen, Ralph
Johnson, Del
Kessler, Catherine
King, Keith
Kurtti, James
Lack, Nancy
Lager, Dr.
Lavery, Allan
Litsenberger, John
Longenecker, Bonnie
Loukinen, Elaine
Loukinen, Michael
Eliason, Lydia W.
Maki, Randy
Mathieu, Harold L.
Mills, Gary J.
Niemi, Adrian A.
Niemi, Les
Ollila, Douglas
Olson, Bob
Padberg, Louise
Parenti, Constance
Petaisto, Heikki
Peterson, Janet
Puotinen, Heino "Hap"
Rankinen, E. Olof
Ranta, Eero
Ranta, Elma
Roberts, Raymond
Sonneman, Dr. Carl
Stadius, Marybeth
Tarvis, Debbie
Ton, John
Tuomi, Ellen
Tuomi, Robert
Whitman, Robert

2010's

Kent Randell: project leader, grant writer, website developer

Hilary Maurin: project facilitator and trainer while an intern during her Wayne State University Masters candidacy.

Pete Stubbs: contract specialist
Molly Belinski: contract specialist

Megan Ott: Work Study student worker
Kevin Hughey: Work Study student worker

Niina Sinisalo: volunteer, providing English descriptions of Finnish interviews

Molly Belinski, with Christine Randell, Pete Stubbs, David Maki, and James Kurtti, assisted with the grant application.


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