Old Finnish bark knapsack / bark backpack
All children still learn to cross country ski at school in Finland
Finnish women marching for equal rights1905 photo credit: Helsinki City Museum
Finnish horse on raft - Finland
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.
1930's Finnish Birch Bark Shoes
Helsinki Long Distance Telephone Station 1898.
Finnish Lumberjack - Finland
Tyttö kuuntelee äänilevyä 1950-luvulla. Kuva: Helsingin kaupunginmuseo/Jouko Tanskanen
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.
Punavuorenkatu. Foto: Signe Brander, 1907.
July 8th 1958. Hayfield near Tampere, Finland.
13 of the 19 women elected to Eduskunta, Finnish Parliament in 1907
A taxi sleigh in Vaasa, Finland, 1920s.