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Harry Riseman Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 13
Identifier: LP001076
The papers of Mr. Riseman insist primarily of clippings, reprints, and pamphlets related to the issue of old-age pension in the thirties, plus announcements of courses and programs of socialist-labor organizations in Detroit, Michigan.

Dates

  • 1930 - 1936

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Attorney Harry Riseman was active in various socialist and labor organizations, including the Detroit Labor College, the Socialist Party of Wayne County, Michigan, and the Michigan Old-Age Pension League. Mr. Riseman’s papers primarily concern the issue of pensions for senior citizens, and also include materials related to socialist labor organizations in Detroit.

History

Harry Riseman was an Attorney in Detroit, Michigan in the thirties and was prominent in various socialist and labor organizations. He was an instructor in the Detroit Labor College, the educational auxiliary for the Socialist Party of Wayne County, Michigan. He also served a term as president of the Michigan Old-Age Pension League.

Arrangement

Material arranged in 1 folder.

Acquisition

The papers of Harry Riseman were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in February of 1982 by Mr. Riseman and were opened for research in May of 1992.

Transfers

An oral history interview recorded on a tape cassette in the Archives Audiovisual Collection.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in May, 1992.
Title
Guide to the Harry Riseman Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1992-05
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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