Steuben Society of America files
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The Steuben Society of America, founded in 1919, is a fraternal organization of American citizens of German background. The stated purpose of the Society is "to educate the public about matters of interest to American citizens of German descent and their families, to encourage participation in civic affairs, and to perpetuate and enhance the understanding of contributions made by such citizens to the development of the United States of America."
Consists of a small group of papers from various local chapters of the Steuben Society of America. Included are circulars, form letters, and correspondence--with Senator Hiram Johnson, secretary of the society Hermann Koch, and other officials--encouraging German-Americans in political and civic patriotism and referring to their efforts both to repudiate the "war guilt clause" of the Versailles Treaty and to provide relief for post-World War I Germany.
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No information about the physical processing of this collection is available. An EAD finding aid was created from a MARC record in 2007.
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