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I will mainly publish help documentation for our users in this blog. I won't promise that there will be entries every day...

  1. Donald Widjeskog Remembers Christmas from Long Ago

    June submitted yet another new article to the SFHS article collection.

    "As presents, I received a mouth organ, stockings and mittens. I wanted skis but didn't get them. After we had opened our presents we all sat at the table for our meal. Then dessert was served - rice pudding with
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  2. The Johanson Family's Story - Bainbridge

    This article first appeared in the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum (BIHM) and was submitted by Bob Ostrand
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    My grandfather, John Johanson, was bom in Kronoby, Vaasa, Finland on February 12, 1872. He immigrated to the United States and eventually came to Seattle, Washington where he found
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  3. New Talko collection: Robert Jokela

    Reisjärvi, Sievi, Ylivieska, Alavieska, Kalajoki, Kannus, Nivala...

    The collection seems to have lots of names in the area north of Kokkola/Karleby.

    Thanks Robert for your contribution. Your personal password is in the email!
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  4. April Fools Day 1957

    Since today is April's Fools Day here is one of the perhaps most famous movie clips...

    On April 1, 1957 the British television programme Panorama broadcast a three-minute segment about a bumper spaghetti harvest in southern Switzerland. The success of the crop was attributed both to an
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  5. When the Cossacks Came

    June Pelo submitted an article she has translated from Swedish. A story Brita Malin Kaitfors (1793-1879) tells about an August day in 1809 when the cossacks came to her farm at Buldans in Nedervetil.

    Quote Originally Posted by Wikipedia
    The Finnish War was fought between Sweden and Russia from February 1808 to September 1809.
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