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June Pelo
07-05-04, 18:20
Mika Roinila and Timothy Laitila Vincent are gathering material on oral histories of Finnish-Americans and Finnish-Canadians. They plan to travel around this summer interviewing people. If interested in sharing data with them, send a brief letter describing your background in terms of age, generation, occupation, hobbies, and your life in North America. The deadline for submitting is June 1, 2004. Send to:
Mike Roinila,
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Geography
SUNY New Paltz
New Paltz, NY l2561
e-mail: roinilam%40newpaltz.edu

More information about this project and the on-going questionnaire survey:
http://www.migrationinstitute.fi/survey.htm

This is in conjunction with an exploration begun two years ago by Jouni Korkiasaari of the Institute of Migration in Åbo/Turku, Finland. The material gathered will be part of a new book entitled "Finnish-Americans Today".

June