Uuno Peltoniemi photographed life in the border region in the 1930s and 1940s.
Pictures from the Finnish Civil War of 1918 served as documentaries – and ideological tools.
Helge Heinonen photographed the 1964 United States presidential election.
The two female photographers of Itä-Häme were a notable exception at the time.
The newspaper photographs of Uusi Suomi depict a Helsinki in the midst of transformation.
Eino Nikkilä photographed the Finnish countryside in the 1920s–1940s.
There is nothing more beautiful in London in 1969 than friendship and love.
90-year-old Mauri Vuorinen photographed presidents.
Väinö Kaukonen photographed the poetry singing villages of Viena Karelia.
A boy who came to see a bus, standing on a fence in Suomussalmi in 1939. Photo: Uuno Peltoniemi / Picture Collections of the Finnish Heritage Agency (KK5575:1237)
An amphibious car in the Jyränkö stream in Heinola on 6 July 1963. The Amphicar boasted a top speed of 14 km/h in water and 100 km/h on the road. The people on board remained perfectly dry. Photo: Itä-Häme / JOKA / Finnish Heritage Agency (JOKAIH2J04:1)