Born in Finland in 1914, Olive describes her family’s immigration from Finland to Canada, then to Ironwood, Michigan. Describes growing up in Ironwood, Michigan 1920s-30s, and Norrie mine location, Iron ore mining, depression, WPA, home and family life, traditions, holidays, being a Finnish immigrant, Finnish spoken at home growing up, travel, education. No name of interviewer given, nor date of interview.
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