Finns in Ontario
Polyphony - The bulletin of the Multicultural History Society of Ontario published in the fall of 1981 volume 3 number 2 "Finns in Ontario" It lists many articles about the activity of Finns in Ontario. Click on the link below to go to the website.
This is the website, but is temporarily down as they migrate their data to a new platform
Finnish Wartime Photograph Archive
The Finnish Defence Forces put an archive of 160,000 WWII-era photographs online. The images record the war years from 1939 to 1945, spanning three conflicts the Finns recognize as the Winter War (against an invading Soviet Union), the Continuation War (striking against the Soviets alongside the Germans) and the Lapland War (against the Germans for control of Lapland). Click on the link above.
The Genealogical Society of Finland. Mostly in Finnish, but scroll down to Kanada on the bar on the left and click on it to see some English content from Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan, including files on the Copper Cliff Wuoristo membership and the members of the Oikeuden Ohje Temperance Society No 80 in Copper Cliff.
Institute of Migration Emigrant Register
The Institute of Migration assists genealogists by maintaining the emigrant register, which holds information about tens of thousands of emigrated Finns. The main databases of the register is available online and consist of the passport lists of the County Administrative Boards and magistrates, the passenger lists of the Finland Steamship Company Ltd (FSC) and the so called newspaper and literature reference database.
Hosts several projects to index Canadian censuses. Over the last several years Library and Archives Canada has digitized their microfilms of the original census forms for several of the Canadian censuses.
Library and Archives Canada
Preserves and makes accessible the documentary heritage of Canada. It also serves as the continuing memory of the Government of Canada and its institutions. This heritage includes publications, archival records, sound and audio-visual materials, photographs, artworks, and electronic documents.
Copper Cliff Notes
History, people, places and events. Information on this site has been collected and compiled to share notes on the history and people of a small community… with a big impact. Information may be of interest to genealogists, historians, educators, and residents, past and present.
1921 Census of Canada
This database contains an every-name index to individuals enumerated in the 1921 Canada Census, the sixth census of Canada since confederation in 1867. In addition, the names listed on the population schedules are linked to actual images from the 1921 Census. The census can also be browsed by province, district, and sub-district.
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New York City and the History of Ellis Island
This site has a lot of links to genealogical resources. Ellis Island opened as a federal immigration station in 1892. All immigrants would wait in long medical and legal inspection lines. If they passed inspections, they were allowed to come into the United States; if they didn’t pass, they were put on the next ship out.
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