University of Minnesota

Saarela, Einar, Papers

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

Descriptive summary

Creator: Saarela, Einar
Dates: 1914-1917
Abstract: Papers consist of recollection "Memories of Bisbee, Arizona, 1914-1917" written by Einar Saarela (1990). Saarela recalls his childhood years in a Finnish mining community in Bisbee, Arizona. Includes illustrations and photographs.
Quantity: 1 folder
Language: English
Collection ID: IHRC2335

HISTORICAL SKETCH

Einar Saarela (b. 1909 in Bisbee, Arizona) is a son of Finnish immigrants. His father, Elis Saarela (b. 1884 in Jalasjarvi, Finland) emigrated to the United States at the age of 17. He got married with Aina Torvinen (b. 1886 in Puolanka, Finland) in Bisbee, Arizona. Elis Saarela worked as a miner until his death in 1917. After that, the family moved to New York Mills, Minnesota.


DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION


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CITE AS

The Saarela, Einar Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota

Index Terms

Mining
Strikes and lockouts

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