Finnish Traditions in Astoria, Oregon, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Finnish Traditions in Astoria, Oregon
1971 (inclusive)
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
Teri Ostrom was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
Telephone: 541-346-3925
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.


Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection does not include a project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Recipes and food preparation -Finnish
Pannuakakku (oven pancake)
Llmapuuro (whipped berry pudding)
Laxlada (salmon scallop)
Riisipuuro (creamed rice)
Rieska -a flat hard bread
Notion of preservation
Customs --Finnish
Meal and food customs
Use of Midwives
Social customs: Midsummer's Day, The sauna
House cleaning
Funeral customs
Folk speech
Some of the language problems for Finnish immigrants -a couple humorous anecdotes
Coming West from New York -two Finnish girls who spoke no English
Discussion of Finnish song "Laatiko" and a Christmas song
Material culture
Making necklaces of strips of newspaper

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Finnish American
  • Foodways
  • necklaces
  • recipes
  • Songs
  • Personal Names :
  • Ostrom, Arvi
  • Ostrom, Laila
  • Geographical Names :
  • Astoria (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project