2016 Lectures

CULTURAL PROGRAMMING SERIES

Friday, July 29

Start-End Location Title/Presenter
10:00-11:00 Commons This is My Childhood; Finland at War / FILM

A documentary produced by the Nordic American Voices, part of Seattle’s Nordic Heritage Museum. The film includes excerpts from the interviews of 26 Finnish-Americans who lived in Finland during WWII. Many of them were sent to Sweden for safety.  The film is 58 minutes long.

11:10-12:20 203 The Finnish Civil War & Finland in WWII / Wayne Beals
11:10-12:20 204 You Say You’re Finnish-So Just How Did You Get That Way? / Bill Lagerroos
1:35-2:45 203 Kalmar Nyckel-Finns of New Sweden / Frank Eld
1:35-2:45 204 Ship Jumpers & Mail Order Brides / Irene Martin
2:50-4:00 203 The Finnish Settlers of Longview/Kelso / Carolyn Caines, Maila Cadd
2:50-4:00 304 Short Films for Children
2:50-4:00 Library Beginning Genealogy / Robbie Johnson
4:00-6:00 Appelo Archives Center Reception for Performers & Presenters, 1056 SR 4, Naselle (2 miles east of the  schools)

Saturday, July 30

Start-End Location Title/Presenter
11:35-12:45 203 The Finnish Settlers of Longview/Kelso / Carolyn Caines, Maila Cadd
11:35-12:45 204 Journeys to Peaceful Hill / Bryan Penttila
11:35-12:45 304 Home and Hall, the Legacy of Finnish Americans in the 21st Century / Jim Kurtti
12:55-2:05 203 Kalmar Nyckel-Finns of New Sweden / Frank Eld
12:55-2:05 204 Visiting Finland:  It’s More than Meets the Eye / Victoria Stoppiello
 1:00 – 1:30 Courtyard Laulaa Out Loud Kids Choir
2:10-3:20 203 The Finnish Civil War & Finland in WWII / Wayne Beals
2:10-3:20 204 Our Sami Ancestors-Shamans, Drums, & Healing / Gary Anderson
2:10-3:20 304 Short Films for Children
3:25-4:35 203 Beginning Finnish for Youth / Haleigh See
3:25-4:35 204 Journeys to Peaceful Hill / Bryan Penttila
3:25-4:35 Library Successes and Frustrations Tracing Family Genealogy / Robbie Johnson

Biographies of above lecturers