Kangasalan kirkko, taustalla kirkonkylää, 1900-luvun alkupuolella. Kuva: Johannes Pahlman.
In the 1860s, Finlayson employed half the population of Tampere. The cotton mill was the first employer in Finland to offer industrial work also to women. Finlayson's high quality products received several awards at international exhibitions.
13 of the 19 women elected to Eduskunta, Finnish Parliament in 1907