Uusi Suomi – Iltalehti
Uusi Suomi was published from 1919 to 1991. It was one of the key newspapers in Finland and the organ of the political party Kokoomus until 1976, after which it was profiled as an independent non-socialist newspaper. The publication of Uusi Suomi was discontinued as unprofitable in 1991, after which its afternoon version Iltalehti was continued.
The photography collection of Uusi Suomi includes the 20th century political news, events and people especially in the Helsinki region. There are also plenty of pictures of state administration, industrial life, and the local politics of Helsinki. Cultural life, especially theatre, film, and arts and crafts are stored in the collection as well. There are also plenty of pictures of sports. The Iltalehti collection features entertainment, news and sports from the 1990's.
During the 20th century, many noteworthy photographers were working for Uusi Suomi / Iltalehti. Among them were: Martti Brandt, Martti Halme, Arto Jousi, Kauko Kivi, Heikki Kotilainen, Eero Liesimaa, Ilpo Lukus, Markku Ojala, Seppo Saves, Jukka Uotila, Erkki Viitasalo.
President Kallio and Marshal of Finland Mannerheim