Biography and History

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."

Source: From the finding aid for MC123