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Old Finnish bark knapsack / bark backpack

Old Finnish bark knapsack / bark backpack

All children still learn to cross country ski at school in Finland

All children still learn to cross country ski at school in Finland

Finnish women marching for equal rights1905 photo credit: Helsinki City Museum

Finnish women marching for equal rights1905 photo credit: Helsinki City Museum

Finnish horse on raft - Finland

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.

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

1930's Finnish Birch Bark Shoes

Helsinki Long Distance Telephone Station 1898.

Helsinki Long Distance Telephone Station 1898.

Finnish Lumberjack - Finland

Finnish Lumberjack - Finland

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

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

Maitolaituri -70-luku

Maitolaituri -70-luku

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.

July 8th 1958. Hayfield near Tampere, Finland.

July 8th 1958. Hayfield near Tampere, Finland.

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

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

A taxi sleigh in Vaasa, Finland, 1920s.

A taxi sleigh in Vaasa, Finland, 1920s.