CARELIA, CEDED PART OF CARELIA! (KARJALA) Once part of Finland, today belonging to Russia. My family roots.

CARELIA, CEDED PART OF CARELIA! (KARJALA) Once part of Finland, today belonging to Russia. My family roots.

A family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the WinterWar

A family leaving their home in the ceded Finnish territory which became part of Russia, at the end of the WinterWar Sirpa: This could have been my mother's or father's family. I have many stories of their departure during the winter war.

Winter War evacuees from Karelia - Finland

Winter War evacuees from Karelia Finland Suomen talvisota

Karjalaisten sijoittuminen Suomeen. Vuoden 1945 maanhankintalain mukainen sijoitussuunnitelma.

Karjalaisten sijoittuminen Suomeen. Vuoden 1945 maanhankintalain mukainen sijoitussuunnitelma.

Evakkoon lähtijöitä. Talvisota 1939-40. People being evacuated. Winter War 1939-40.

Evakkoon lähtijöitä. Talvisota 1939-40. People being evacuated. Winter War 1939-40.

Karelian farmers evacuating

In memory of great grandparents and granpa. When Finns had to leave their home during between Finland and Russia

Evakkomatkalla. Karelians being evacuated.  WW2 (Winter War? It doesn't look like winter..so probably late Autumn before winter set in)

Karelians being evacuated, description says winter war, but it could be after Continuation war June 1941 – 19 September Finland

Evacuation of Karjala (Karelia) - late 1939

Evacuation of Karjala (Karelia) - late 1939 Finland

A Polar Bear's Tale: Käspaikka from Karelia, Finland

A Polar Bear's Tale: Käspaikka from Karelia, Finland - very interesting article about the special Finnish and Russian ritual embroidery

Finnish people living in Carelia evacuating during the war between Russia and Finland | Karjalaiset evakot

Finnish people living in Karelia evacuating during the war between Russia and Finland

Ylen uutinen Jyväskylän käspaikkanäyttelystä 2013

'Käspaikka', (Summer place) In Karelia Finland, the orthodox tradition of embroidery

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