Finnish women were the first in Europe to win the right to vote 1906 and the first in the world to have their eligibility for office recognised, i.e. to be able stand as candidates at elections.

women suffragists demonstrating for the right to vote, February Suffragette Rose Sanderson is holding the trumpet.

Finnish Lumberjack - Finland

Woodworking Tools & Techniques Show - Alaska Creative Woodworkers Association presents the Spring Tools & Techniques Show, the only woodworking show in Alaska, Saturday, March 23 from 9 a.

Maitolaituri -70-luku

Maitolaituri, the old time's milk benches which the milk trucks brought cans…

Tyttö kuuntelee äänilevyä 1950-luvulla. Kuva: Helsingin kaupunginmuseo/Jouko Tanskanen

Tyttö kuuntelee äänilevyä 1950-luvulla. Kuva: Helsingin kaupunginmuseo/Jouko Tanskanen

Koivuhalkoja lastenvaunuissa ja yleisen saunan ovella...

Koivuhalkoja lastenvaunuissa ja yleisen saunan ovella...

Extraction of logs by Finnish horse and sledge. Snow and frost lowered the costs of extraction but it was hard manual work in freezing cold. There was a long tradition of using ice roads in Winter.

Extraction of logs by Finnish horse and sledge. Snow and frost lowered the costs of extraction but it was hard manual work in freezing cold. There was a long tradition of using ice roads in Winter.

Punavuorenkatu. Foto: Signe Brander, 1907.

Punavuorenkatu. Foto: Signe Brander, 1907.

Lähettipoika limonadila Hietalahdenrannan kioskilla 1950-luvulla. Kuva: Helsingin kaupunginmuseo / Aarne Lehto.

Customers having a refreshment at the Hietalahdenranta kiosk in the Helsinki

13 of the 19 women elected to Eduskunta, Finnish Parliament in 1907

13 of the 19 women elected to Eduskunta, Finnish Parliament in 1907 According to Irma Sulkunen, who has studied the history of women’s movements in Finland, the first formally organized civil associations started to emerge in Finland in the

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