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M. Harry Steine Papers

Identifier: Mss 158

Scope and Contents

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.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1944 - 1972


Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Conditions Governing 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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Biographical / Historical

Moses 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. He died in Augusta on January 27, 2011, three days after his 102nd birthday.


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M. Harry Steine 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.

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Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

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Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States