|Abstract:||Papers (ca. 1920) of Jenny Lahti Velsek consist of two IWW songbooks, two notebooks belonging to Alex Wattuaho of Iron River, Mich., and a Finnish primer used by Jenny Lahti Velsek as a young girl. Also included is a poster dated 1987 of a memorial meeting for Fred Thompson.|
|Quantity:||1 linear in.|
|Language:||English and Finnish|
Jenny Lahti Velsek was born in northern Wisconsin to Finnish immigrant parents who belonged and were active in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). She lived in Chicago, Illinois for many decades and was married to Charles Velsek, secretary of the Czech American branch of the IWW. She was a close friend of Fred Thompson, noted IWW historian and writer.
The Velsek, Jenny Lahti collection is available for public research.
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The Velsek, Jenny Lahti Papers, Finnish American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota
|Velsek, Jenny Lahti|
|Industrial Workers of the World|
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