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Olive "Ouli" Liikene Interview Transcript

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Born in Finland in 1914, Olive Liikene describes her family’s immigration from Finland to Canada to Ironwood, Michigan. She describes growing up in Ironwood, Michigan in the 1920s and 1930s, the Norrie mine location, iron ore mining, the Depression, the Works Progress Administration, her home and family life, traditions, holidays, being a Finnish immigrant, speaking Finnish at home growing up, travel, and education. No name of interviewer given, nor date of interview.

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Permission to publish the Olive "Ouli" Liikene Interview Transcript must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.


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Logan ? (It's a "False Italian" interview, but the actual physical audio recording is on a tape with an actual Ital. Am. interview...)

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