Tutustu kiinnostaviin ideoihin!

Heimosodat, suomalaista propagandaa Vienan karjalaisille.

Heimosodat, suomalaista propagandaa Vienan karjalaisille.

Uutinen Petroskoista 30-luvulta.

Uutinen Petroskoista 30-luvulta.

A greeting from a group of Finns who emigrated to Soviet Karelia from the USA in January 1932.

A greeting from a group of Finns who emigrated to Soviet Karelia from the USA in January 1932.

Lotta Svärdin Kultaiset Sanat - Lotta Svärd's Golden Words  1. May the fear of God be the greatest strength in your life!  2. Learn to love your country and your people!  3. Value your Lotta ideals. Only when you are righteous, pure and sober can you be a true Lotta!  4. Always demand the most from yourself!  5. Be good!  6. Be loyal even in the smallest things!  7. When you encounter misfortune, remember the greatness of our goal!  8. Respect your Lotta sisters and aid them in their work…

Lotta Svärdin Kultaiset Sanat - Lotta Svärd's Golden Words 1. May the fear of God be the greatest strength in your life! 2. Learn to love your country and your people! 3. Value your Lotta ideals. Only when you are righteous, pure and sober can you be a true Lotta! 4. Always demand the most from yourself! 5. Be good! 6. Be loyal even in the smallest things! 7. When you encounter misfortune, remember the greatness of our goal! 8. Respect your Lotta sisters and aid them in their work…

Old railway station. Vuoksenniska, Imatra, Finland

Old railway station. Vuoksenniska, Imatra, Finland

Finnish Tobacco

Finnish Tobacco

Karelia, a U.S.S.R. republic bordering Finland, was hailed as the "workers' paradise" in the 1930s. In 1934, Lauri and Sylvi Hokkanen, along with thousands of other Finns from the United States and Canada, were recruited by the Russians to come to Karelia, bringing with them American technology and thought. But the Stalin purges of 1937 and 1938 cost many of these immigrants their lives. Lauri and Sylvi escaped, returned to the United States and, quietly, resumed their lives.

Karelia, a U.S.S.R. republic bordering Finland, was hailed as the "workers' paradise" in the 1930s. In 1934, Lauri and Sylvi Hokkanen, along with thousands of other Finns from the United States and Canada, were recruited by the Russians to come to Karelia, bringing with them American technology and thought. But the Stalin purges of 1937 and 1938 cost many of these immigrants their lives. Lauri and Sylvi escaped, returned to the United States and, quietly, resumed their lives.

The AKS’ 20 year anniversary book (1942): “Me Uskomme / We Believe”. OTL, the organization was banned in 1944 – after the Finnish government broke its alliance with Germany — as a “fascist” organization. One of the important goals of the AKS was to unite the Finno-Ugrian-speaking areas of Soviet Karelia which were traditionally Finnish into Greater Finland. Stalin sent many thousands of Karelian and Ingrian Finns to their deaths in Siberia and Central Asia both before and after the war, and…

The AKS’ 20 year anniversary book (1942): “Me Uskomme / We Believe”. OTL, the organization was banned in 1944 – after the Finnish government broke its alliance with Germany — as a “fascist” organization. One of the important goals of the AKS was to unite the Finno-Ugrian-speaking areas of Soviet Karelia which were traditionally Finnish into Greater Finland. Stalin sent many thousands of Karelian and Ingrian Finns to their deaths in Siberia and Central Asia both before and after the war, and…

Autumn lilt of Karelia

Autumn lilt of Karelia

Värttinä - Seleniko

Värttinä - Seleniko

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