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Inventory of the Naisyhdistys Pyrkija Records, 1923-1972.

Summary Information
Title: Naisyhdistys Pyrkija Records,
Dates: 1923-1972
Creator: Naisyhdistys Pyrkija (Brooklyn, N.Y.).
Extent: 1 linear ft.
Language: In Finnish and English.
Collection Number: FIN
Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Immigration History Research Center

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Biographical/Historical Note

The Naisyhdistys Pyrkija was a women's mutual aid society, established in 1893 for women who worked as domestics.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Records (1923-1972) of the Naisyhdistys Pyrkija, Brooklyn, N.Y., are largely made up of minutes. Also included are two printed pamphlets giving the history of the organization until 1953 and a copy of Suomen Säveltäjiä Kudentoista Vuosisadan Ajalta (Suho Ranta, ed.).

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Index Terms
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Ranta, Suho Suomen Säveltäjiä Kudentoista Vuosisadan Ajalta.
  • Naisydistys Pyrkija (Brooklyn, N.Y.).
  • Finnish American women--New York (N.Y.)--Societies, etc.
  • Friendly societies--New York--Brooklyn.