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  1. 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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  2. New Finnish book: LIFE is an AMAZING SONG

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    I have written a memoir from the Finnish-Russian war time and the after effects. It has been labled by an editor as "AN IMMIGRANT'S STORY UNLIKE YOU EVER READ" I came to America at the age of seventeen stemming from a miracle.
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    Updated 28-03-11 at 22:40 by Hasse

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  3. Looking for Aini Kujanen's parents

    I am helping a friend with his genealogy. Aini Wihelmina Kujanen (born in 1892) came to America in 1900 with her uncle Oscar Kujanen (20 years old) with a destination of Bessemer, Michigan to join Oscar's brother. Who is Oscar's brother and I am wondering what happened to Aini's parents? I believe ...
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  4. 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.

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    The Finnish War was fought between Sweden and Russia from February 1808 to September 1809.
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  5. Names - in Finland

    Are you wondering about surnames and given names you're finding when digging for your roots in Finland?

    The SFHS Article collections contain several articles
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