From the "Images of America" series. Written by The Finnish American Heritage Center Forward by Kay Seppala (Image from Arcadia Publishing website)
The Finnish people today make up about 35% of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, but in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries when immigration was highest, the Finnish people made up the majority of the population. This book was originally published in Finnish by Armas K. E. Holmio; a Finnish immigrant, pastor and...
Journey back to the 1840s, when copper mining began to expand across the Keweenaw Peninsula and the mining communities began to form. Written by Larry Lankton (Image of book from Wayne State University Press website)