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A memo pad of paper with promotions for the Cooperative. The First National Cooperative was active from 1915 to 1941. The pad was found in the old Finnish bathhouse on River Street.

This program contains photos and a history written entirely in Finnish.

A history of the United Cooperative Society with an emphasis on the first decade of the the Society.

A half-year report with a balance sheet, acheivements, president's statement, future plans etc...

A hand written report of the 60th Anniversay Dinner held at St. Bridget's Parish Hall. Roy Helander was the Master of Ceremonies. The following is a list of charter members alive as of March 1967: Siina Hanninen Suorsa, John Helander, George…

Promotional almanac given to customers of the store written in Finnish.

Standing: Elmer Salenius, Secretary
Seated: Paul Smith, President

Various reports of the United Cooperative Society written entirely in Finnish.

A report to the membership including the balance sheet, membership, savings, patronage, taxes etc...

Twelve page report including the General Manager's report, Board of Directors report, financial reports, statement of operations and a membership summary. Many photos throughout the document.
(The Society also have a copy of the 1959 and 1943 Annual…

Eight page summary of the Society's acitvities for 1961 including the Treasure's report and the General Manager's report.

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A booklet that features monetary balances, past activities and future events.

Left to Right:
Francis Alving, Rubin Aroma, Toivo Erkkinen, Donald Lent, Rev. Robert Jones, Arvo Rivers (General Manager), Daniel Hardesty, Arne Luoma, Emil Pitkanen, Waino Parker

Front: Kalle Lindquist, Otto Fonsell, John Helander, ___?, ____?
Back: Mr.Jarvi, ____?, Hjalmar Linden, ____?, Matti Autio, Adolph Suihkonen

l to r
Front: Anton Anderson, Anton Jantti, Waldemar Niemela (Manager), Hjalmar Linden
Back: Matti Autio, Edward Helander, Matti Autio, Mikko Seppanen, John Helander, August Salenius
Note: The two Matti Autios are not related.

Seated: Joseph Boothroyd, Secretary, '61; Toivo J. J. Erkkinen, President, '61; Arvo Rivers, Treasurer, '61;

Standing: Edward Helander, '63; Elmer W.Salenius, Vice President, '61; Leo F. Mullin, '62; Fred Uljua, '62; Frithiof Tofferi, '61; Emil…