Rutar and Leida Mägi (Magi) papers
Leida Rutar (nee Käppa) personal documents, letters to Leida and Rutar Mägi, documents related to Arne Mägi, prints, event programs, magazines, bulletins, special envelopes, collected newspaper clippings and funeral sheets, notes of Estonian songs, prints from boy-scout events.
- Creation: 1922-1995
Language of Materials
Estonian, English, German
Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.
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Rutar Mägi01.06.1908 Hellenurme parish, Tartumaa, Estonia – 28.01.1977 Detroit, USAStudied in Elva elementaary school and Tartu Tecnical Gymnasium (Tartu Tehnikagümnaasium). Served the army in Tarty Cavalry Regiment and played in the 2nd Division orchestra. Participated actively in Hellenurme education societies, played in a brass band, sang in several choirs. Until WWII was active in transportation sector in Tartu. Took part in WWII in the Eastern Battalion, emigrated to Germany. Spent time in Geislingen DP camp. Went to Detroit, USA in 1950. Mägi worked in Fisher Body car industry. Was also socially active, sang in the Male Choir, took part in the war veterans movement, also a long-time board member and chairman of the Estonian Freedom Fighters Association (Eesti Vabadusvõitlejate Ühing). Leida Rutar (nee Käppa) 31. Oct 1909 in Hellenurme, Estonia. Studied in Tartu Girls Gymnasium, worked in the Rotermann Factories Tartu department. Emigrated to Germany in 1944, lived in Stuttgart. Emigrated to USA in 1950.Son: Arne (1948)
5 linear inches
ORGANIZATION OF MATERIALS
Archive consists of 8 folders.
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, New Jersey), the National Archives of Estonia (NAE), and the IHRC in March 2012. Gristel Ramler and Tiina Trumberg of the National Archives in Tallinn, Estonia, worked with IHRC staff on the project.
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