|Language:||Estonian, German, English, Russian|
Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005. It was processed as part of a collaborative project between the Estonian Archives in the USA (Lakewood, NJ), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2009. Gristel Ramler and Birgit Nurme of the National Archives in Tallin, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
09.07.1903-14.01.1977 Lakewood, NJ Born in Tõstamaa, Estonia (until 1936 Madisson). Wife: Valentina Madise (ne Baum)
Collection is organized into three folders: 1. Passports, identity certificates, notebooks (1944-1945), funeral service sheet, photos (3) and duplicate negatives (5), newspaper clippings, scheme of presentation, corresondence, educational certificates, personal memories (1964-1969), ring. 2. Chronologically compiled: Personal documents, certifications, credential letters, registration cards, correspondence, curriculum vitaes, explanations concerning Madise's activities during the German occupation of Estonia and his present status, list of the Members of Estonian Legion with their Military Ranks, professional documents, scheme of the last will, notes, manuscripts of articles. (1944-1966) 3. Correspondence with members of Association of Estonian Oficers in the USA, dispute between J. Madise and A. Kurgvel mostly (chronologically compiled), report by A. Kurgvel (about contacts with intelligence of Soviet army, 1950), presentation about Military Academy of Estonia. (1968-1972)
The Madise, Juhan collection is available for public research.
The Madise, Juhan collection is the physical property of the Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota.
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The Madise, Juhan Papers, Estonian American Collection, Immigration History Research Center, University of Minnesota