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This photo is from one of the early Halloween parties of the All American Club.

In 1945, when the Finnish boys and girls who had grown up in Maynard came back from World War II, they wanted to form a Finnish American club at the Parker Street Hall…

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A panorama portrait of approx. 140 members of several Finnish bands: Ahti Band (Gardner, Mass.), Saima Band (Fitchburg, Mass.), Bavel Finnish Band (Norwood, Mass.), Imatra Band (Maynard, Mass.),

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A set of photos of the Confirmation classes of the Finnish Mission Congregational Church. The minister of the church was Rev. Jaakko Rinta.

(If you recognize any of the people in the class photos, please let us know.)

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Four photos of Matti Autio and presumably his family.

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This seems to be an adult event, at least no children are shown.

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The photo that was used to produce a postcard. See 1999.A173
The hall was more often referred to as The Parker Street Hall.

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The church was built on Glendale Street by the Finnish workers from 1905-1907 and dedicated on June 6, 1908. The parish moved to a new location (North Sudbury) in 1967 and the building was later used as the Church of the Nazarene. It is currently a…

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A formal, sepia-colored photo of Mr. & Mrs. Mikkola.

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A formal, sepia-colored photo of Selma Pirkola.

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A formal photo of Mr. & Mrs. Aalto by C. D. Holmes, Maynard, MA.

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A formal, sepia-colored photo of Mary Holt,