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"Les Chemins de Fer de l'État du Grand-Duché de Finlande. II tableaux graphiques" Helsinki 1900.

"Les Chemins de Fer de l'État du Grand-Duché de Finlande. II tableaux graphiques" Helsinki 1900.

Verna Erikson .  One of the few women enrolled in the University of Technology, Verna was about 24 when this photo was taken.  She was part of an underground White resistance group of women who transported arms and participated in the fighting.  A month after the war’s end in May 1918, Verna was among the women awarded the Order of the Cross of Liberty.

“One of the finest protectresses of the Helsinki White Guard., a student at the University of Technology, bearing three bandoliers and a large pistol. Altogether Miss E.

Finland’s resistance to Russification took many forms. It can even be seen in postal history.  This postcard depicts a Finnish woman with a lion on her breast and Lex, the Finnish law at her side. It also illustrates with subtle symbolism the rising sun, a clear reference to Japan, who defeated the Russians in the Japanese/Russian war in 1904-05.

Vintage Finnish postcard depicting woman with national symbol of a lion on her chest and Lex, the Finnish Law at her side, subtle reference to Finland's resistance to Russification.

Helsinki 1900

statue Havis Amanda by Ville Wallgren at Helsinki Market Square, Foto Gustaf Strandberg

Swedish Theatre, Helsinki I.K. 1908, The Finnish Museum of Photography

Swedish Theatre / Ruotsalainen teatteri I. Inha 1908 Helsinki Glass negative / lasinegatiivi Accession Number / diaarinumero: The Finnish Museum of Photography / Suomen valokuvataiteen museo

Helsinki 1900

Central railway station square and the Finnish National Theater in Helsinki, Foto Gustaf Strandberg

Simonkatu, Helsinki | by Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland

The Market Square, Helsinki Russian soldiers on Helsinki Senate Square Kaivopuisto (Brunnsparken) Eira/Ullanlinna (Ulrikasb.

Helmikuun manifesti 1899.Tuntematon 13.3.1899. Helsingin kaupunginmuseo.. Ihmisiä kukitetun Aleksanteri II:n muistopatsaan luona. -- vedos, paperi pahvi, mv - Finna

Helmikuun manifesti 1899.Tuntematon 13.3.1899. Helsingin kaupunginmuseo.. Ihmisiä kukitetun Aleksanteri II:n muistopatsaan luona. -- vedos, paperi pahvi, mv - Finna

South Esplanadi, Helsinki, ca 1906 | by Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland

South Esplanadi, Helsinki, ca 1906 | by Svenska litteratursällskapet i Finland

"Les Chemins de Fer de l'État du Grand-Duché de Finlande. II Apercu Constriuctiojn et exploitation", Helsinki 1900.

"Les Chemins de Fer de l'État du Grand-Duché de Finlande. II Apercu Constriuctiojn et exploitation", Helsinki 1900.

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