karelian embroidery

karelian embroidery

Karelia (Finnish names, areas)

Karelia (Finnish names, areas)

Finland’s Animals, Plants, & Industries. circa 1920

Finland’s Animals, Plants, & Industries. circa 1920

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.

Karelian ladies

Karelian ladies

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

Winter War evacuees from Karelia - Finland

Winter War evacuees from Karelia - Finland

Karelian farmers evacuating

Karelian farmers evacuating

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

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

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

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

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