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Heisson, Alexander

Papers, ca. 1895-1905.  1 ft.  Alexander Heisson was a Finnish immigrant who settled in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.  In addition to his merchant business, he served as agent for ticket purchases for other immigrants from Finland.  The collection includes correspondence, financial records, and printed materials relating to Heisson's business.  Also present are printed materials, financial records, travel documents, and correspondence concerned with other Finnish immigrants, some helped by Heisson.  In Finnish and English.   Inventory available.

Tuomi Family

Photographs, 1909-1950.  65 prints.  Family groups activities, theater and other social events.

Wilson Family

Photographs, 1884 and n.d.  2 prints.  Portraits of family members.  Gift of Charles A. Wilson.

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