The press photographer Lauri Sorvoja from Kotka took pictures in Kymenlaakso and South Karelia for over 30 years. He started as a photographer for the newspaper Etelä-Suomi in 1971. From 1978 he worked as a freelance photographer for newspapers such as Kotkan Sanomat, Kymen Sanomat, Helsingin Sanomat and Ilta-Sanomat. His career lasted until 2005. The collection includes local news and sports photographs and some national news.
More pictures: museovirasto.finna.fi/joka