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August Johanson papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC2995


Personal documents, correspondence, funeral documents.


  • Creation: 1945-1973

Language of Materials

Estonian, German, English

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

July 20. 1906 Viljandi, Estonia - July 7. 1973 Johanson' s civil occupation was a baker-confectioner. Served in the Estonian Guard Training Center and Baltic Guard Company in N├╝rnberg, in the US Zone in Germany. Resettled in USA in 18. Feb. 1952, lived in Lakewood. Worked as a mason in the U.S. Was a member of the Legion of Estonian Liberation, Inc. in Lakewood, USA, Lakewood Estonian Association, Inc. Member of Americans for Congressional Action to Free the Baltic States, member of Y.M.C.A.


2.5 linear inches

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection transferred to the IHRC from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A. (EAU) in 2003-2005.

Processing Information

Collection 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.

Inventory of the August Johanson papers.
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Collecting Area Details

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