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A participation lapel pin and ribbon celebrating the inauguration of the Maynard chapter of the Elks.

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A membership ribbon of the textiel union affiliated with the American Federation of Labor, A. F. of L.

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Blue ribbon with pin commemorates a four day conference of the Finish Congregational churches and the Christians Endeavor societies of the New England States. (Finnish groups, L.Y. and K.N. S.C.E - Mission Society and World Youth Society of…

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One of Maynard's Finnish athletic clubs.

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Souvenir pin commemorating the 300th anniversary of the Finnish & Swedish people arrival in America, 1638 - 1938.

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Participation pin of the Joint Celebration, Rhode Island & Connecticut, of the 300th anniversary of Finnish people coming to America.

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Participation pin for one of the annual Finnish Summer Festivals.

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Pin promoting the War Saving Stamps sold during WW I to pay for the conflict.

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The league was formed after some Finns left the socialist party. Their first summer festival, 1940, was held in Fithburg.

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Eastern Finnish Music Organization formed to encourage Finnish bands and choruses. Hugo Kajander was the promoter.

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Leftist fought against Franco in the Spanish Civil War, including Finns from Maynard, who fought in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade of America.

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The letters refer to Idan Suomalainen Raittius Kansan Liitto; Eastern Finnish Temperance People's League.

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A promotional pin for the Finnish Steamship Company.

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Raising funds pin used during WWII to aid Finland's conflict with Russia.

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"Victory for Finland", likely an Olympics. The flag is post 1917 independence from Russia.

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The pin commemorates the 300th year of Finns and Swedes arrival in America, 1638-1938. The festival was held in Delaware, attended by Kings and Presidents.

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Suomi means Finland, perhaps used at a fund raiser. Not flag of Finland, pre-1917.

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Finland Day held at New York's World Fair at Finnish Pavilion.