|Creator:||Finnish Socialist Chapter (Markham, Minn.).|
|Abstract:||Minutes (1911-1931) of the Markham, Minn. chapter of the Finnish Socialist Federation.|
|Quantity:||1 linear in. (one folder).|
The Finnish Socialist Federation (Suomalainen Sosialistijarjesto), founded in Hibbing, Minn. in 1906, was the first successful attempt to unite all Finnish socialists into one national organization. At its peak strength (1912-1914) it was the largest foreign language federation in the Socialist Party of the United States. The Markham, Minn. chapter belonged to the Midwestern District of the Finnish Federation. Although the Federation broke up in 1920, some of its former local chapters continued to refer to themselves by their old name.
The Finnish Socialist Chapter, Markham, Minnesota collection is available for public research.
The Finnish Socialist Chapter, Markham, Minnesota collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Finnish Socialist Chapter, Markham, Minnesota Records, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
Numerous IHRC collections contain material related to the Finnish Socialist Federation and its member chapters.
|Finnish Americans--Societies, etc.|
|Finnish American Socialists.|
|Finnish Americans--Minnesota--Markham--Political activity.|
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