University of Minnesota

Pohjan Leimu Temperance Society (Soudan, Minnesota), Records

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Pohjan Leimu Temperance Society (Soudan, Minn.).
Dates: 1886-1925
Abstract: Records (1886-1925) of the Pohjan Leimu Temperance Society (Soudan, Minn.) consist of correspondence and minutes.
Quantity: 1 microfilm reel.
Language: In Finnish.
Collection ID: IHRC2090

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Pohjan Leimu Temperance Society was the first Finnish temperance society in Minnesota. It originally belonged to the Independent Order of Good Templars. In 1888, the Pohjan Leimu and four other lodges resigned from the Good Templars and formed the National Finnish Temperance Brotherhood in America, the first all-Finnish temperance organization in the United States.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

The Pohjan Leimu Temperance Society (Soudan, Minnesota) collection is available for public research.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

The Pohjan Leimu Temperance Society (Soudan, Minnesota) collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Reseach Center, University of Minnesota.

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CITE AS

The Pohjan Leimu Temperance Society (Soudan, Minnesota) Records, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Finnish Americans--Minnesota.
Temperance--Societies, etc.
Temperance--Societies, etc.--Minnesota.

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