Steinberg, Cathey W. (Cathey Weiss), 1942-
- Existence: 1942-
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Diane Fowlkes. Among topics discussed: Family background; Steinberg's parents; education; early work as adoption counselor; Sandy Bem; pre‑feminist concerns regarding working and family life; move to Atlanta; early difficulties in Atlanta; how first got involved in politics; 1976 campaign organization; Manuel Maloof; George Petro; Al Burruss's challenge to Tom Murphy and its effect on Steinberg; work with constituents overcomes stereotypes; Steinberg's district makeup; campaign...
Dates: July 21, 1989
Item — Box: 3
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Janet Paulk. Steinberg begins by describing her childhood in rural Pennsylvania and her relationship with her family. She goes on to describe her transition from Northern Jewish girl to a married woman living in the South. Steinberg explains how she became involved in Georgia politics, specifically how her campaign for the Georgia House of Representatives in 1977 was very much a grass-roots effort, and because she was a woman in this predominantly male field, how she became...
Dates: March 21 and 28, 1997
Abstract: Cathey W. Steinberg was recognized as a leader for consumer, family, and women's rights during her service in the Georgia House of Representatives (1977-1989) and Georgia Senate (1991-1993). Her papers consist of correspondence, newsclippings, legislation, printed materials, reports, speeches, and campaign materials, 1976-1994, that document her public service and political campaigns.