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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1944-1972

Creator:  M. Harry Steine

Summary/Abstract:  M. Harry Steine  was a German immigrant who served in World War II and became a prominent lawyer in Augusta, Georgia. The collection consists of records from the Citizens Committee for Good Government and from Augusta city council meetings.

Quantity/Physical Description: .6 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 158, M. Harry Steine Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Arrangement:  The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note:  M. Harry Steine was born in Warrenton, Georgia on January 24, 1909.  Steine practiced law from 1934 until 2001, with the practice being the longest tenant at the Lamar building in Augusta.  During World War II Harry Steine served in the Quartermaster Corp. in North Africa and Italy.  Steine was a founding member of the Citizens' Committee for Good Government, an organization interested in promoting better leadership in the affairs of the city and county of Augusta.  He also served three terms as 8th Ward Councilman for the City Council of Augusta and as a three-time president of the Congregation Children of Israel.

Scope and Content:  Researchers studying the M. Harry Steine Papers will gain insight into legal matters and politics  in Augusta, Georgia. The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Augusta Annexation 1965
2 Augusta – Richmond County merger 1970
3 Beckum, Millard for Mayor 1969
4 Citizens for Good Government 1953-1959
5 Citizens for Good Government 1954
6 Citizens for Good Government 1956-1961
7 Citizens for Good Government 1958-1960
8 City Council 1959-1962
9 City Council 1963
10 City Council 1969
11 City Council 1970
12 City Council 1971
2 1 City Council 1972
2 City Council Campaign 1970
3 City Election 1968
4 City Race 1970
5 District Court of the United States 1944
6 R.R. Crossing 1966
7 Riot 1970


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