Harry Riseman Papers
Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: O-R, Box 12, Folder: 13
Scope and Content
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.
- 1930 - 1936
- Riseman, Harry (Person)
Language of Materials
Material entirely in English.
Collection is open for research.
Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library
Rules for Use of Archival Materials.
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.
.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)
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.
Material arranged in 1 folder.
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.
An oral history interview recorded on a tape cassette in the Archives Audiovisual Collection.
Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in May, 1992.
- Guide to the Harry Riseman Papers
- Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
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