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Aaltonen, Frank, 1884-1958



  • Existence: 1884-09-23 - 1958-02-24


Finnish-American journalist. Organizer for the Western Federation of Miners during the Copper Country Strike of 1913-1914, Upper Pennisula, Michigan.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

An Open Letter to Joseph Warnock, Early 1900s

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

An open letter to Comrade Warnock from James Hoogerhyde. "...Again, you say: 'A reform Socialist is one that believes that capitalism can be improved, and hence devotes his energies in that direction.' John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, Georg Perkins and Sis Hopkins, are these reform Socialists?...." This letter is followed by a commentary, also by Hoogerhyde titled, 'In the Crucible' with references to the Finnish Federation.

Dates: Early 1900s

Comrades! Let Us Be Honest, 1920

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

A protest pamphlet written during the Finnish Socialist Federation faction fight of 1920-21.

Dates: 1920

Additional filters:

Capitalism -- Philosophy -- History. 1
Radical economics. 1
Socialism -- United States. 1
Working class -- United States 1