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Collection processed by Roy Felshin and Katja Vehlow, 2009. Edited by Nicole Greenhouse for DACS compliance and for the incorporation of nonprint materials, Oct 2013

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 26, 2018
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Source - dnr: Riesel, Michael R.
Title: Victor Riesel Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1929-1994
Dates [bulk]: 1940-1980
Abstract: Victor Riesel (1917-1995) was born in New York and was a nationally syndicated labor journalist and an advisor to labor leaders and politicians. In 1946, he began his syndicated daily labor column, which appeared in hundreds of newspapers over the next three decades. Riesel traveled widely and in later years his politics became more conservative. By the early 1970s, he had become an advisor to the Nixon administration on labor matters. The collection includes scrapbooks, clippings, photographs and correspondence with labor leaders, political leaders and government officials, fellow journalists, and his friends and political associates. Prominent individuals include: Allen Dulles, Sidney Hook, J. Edgar Hoover, Hubert Humphrey, Richard Nixon, and Budd Schulberg among others.
Quantity: 13.75 Linear Feet in 25 manuscript boxes, one record carton, and one folder.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM 170

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Biographical / Historical

Victor Riesel (1917-1995) was a nationally syndicated labor journalist, and an advisor to labor leaders and politicians. A product of New York's Lower East Side Jewish community, Riesel graduated from City College, and from its progressive political milieu to become a knowledgeable and militantly anti-communist social democrat. After work for a news service and writing for various publications, including a stint as managing editor of the New Leader (a social democratic weekly), in 1946 he began his syndicated daily labor column, which appeared in hundreds of newspapers over the next three decades. He also appeared regularly on radio and television. His exposure of labor racketeers is thought to have led to his blinding in 1956, by a man who flung acid into his eyes. Riesel traveled to some fifty countries, interviewing their labor and political leaders. Riesel's politics became more conservative, and in the early 1970s he became an unofficial, but important advisor to the Nixon administration on labor matters and on Republican outreach to the labor community and to white working class voters, meeting with cabinet level officials.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains personal and professional materials documenting the life of Victor Riesel. The collection contains diaries, scrapbooks, and other materials regarding personal matters and trips taken by Riesel, as well as a significant amount of materials relating to the acid attack. The majority of the collection is made up of the correspondence with colleagues of Riesel, labor leaders, journalists, government officials, and other individuals, often on his articles and columns. The rest of the collection contains clippings and articles of his writings, as well as two unpublished manuscripts. It also contains photographs of Riesel with individuals and other labor groups and leaders.

Arrangement

Organized into four series, further arranged into subseries:

Series I: Biographical
Subseries A: Diaries
Subseries B: Other Autobiographical Material
Series II: Correspondence
Subseries A: General
Subseries B: Addendum
Subseries C: Friendlies
Subseries D: Correspondence-Government
Subseries E: Correspondence-Journalism Career
Subseries F: Correspondence-Guest Columnists
Subseries G: Correspondence-Syndicated Column
Series III: Writings, Topical Files, and Research Materials
Subseries A: Scrapbooks (Riesel articles and columns)
Subseries B: Newspaper Clippings (by and about Riesel)
Subseries C: Other Writings by Riesel
Subseries D: Communism in Hollywood
Subseries E: Topical Files
Series IV: Photographs and Nonprint Materials

Folders are arranged alphabetically by subject/author heading within each series.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
  • Riesel, Victor.
  • Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968
  • Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeevich, 1894-1971
  • Hook, Sidney, 1902-1989
  • Meany, George, 1894-1980.
  • Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972
  • Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
  • Lovestone, Jay.
  • Dulles, Allen Welsh, 1893-1969
  • Eastman, Max, 1883-1969
  • Goldberg, Arthur J.
  • Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994
  • Schulberg, Budd.
  • Riesel, Evelyn
  • Riesel, Michael R.

Document Type

  • Telegrams.
  • Transcripts.
  • Typescripts.
  • Memorandums.
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Diaries
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Notes.
  • Yearbooks.
  • Correspondence.

Subject Topics

  • Anti-communist movements -- United States.
  • Third parties (United States politics) -- History -v Sources.
  • Labor unions and communism -- United States.
  • Communism and motion pictures -- United States.
  • Labor unions -x Corrupt practices -- United States.
  • Working class -- United States -- Political activity.
  • Labor policy -- United States -x History -y 20th century.
  • Labor leaders.

Subject Places

  • United States |x Politics and government |y 1969-1974.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Coyright (and related rights to publicity and privacy) to materials in this collection created by Victor Riesel was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Victor Riesel Papers; TAM 170; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Separated Material

The collection included audiocassettes which were separated to OH 500.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Evelyn Riesel in 1995. The accession numbers associated with this gift are 1995.001 and 1995.017.

Processing Information

Photographs were separated from this collection during initial processing and were established as a separate collection, the Victor Riesel Photographs (PHOTOS 111). In 2013, the photograph collection was reincorporated into the Victor Riesel Papers.

In 2013, photographs in frames were removed and put into folders.

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Container List

Series I: Biographical, 1929-1981

Scope and Content Note

Series I contains Riesel's high school yearbook, his diaries, clippings, telegrams regarding his blinding, materials from his various travels, biographical notes, presidential inauguration invitations, and other memorabilia.

Subseries A: Diaries, 1929-1981

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Morris High School Senior Book
1929
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Diary
1958
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Diary
1959
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Diary
1960
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Diary
1961
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Diary
1962
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Diary
1963
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Diary
1964
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Diary
1965
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Diary
1966
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Diary
1967
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Diary
1968
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Diary
1969
Box: 3 Folder : 3 Diary
1970
Box: 3 Folder : 4 Diary
1971
Box: 3 Folder : 5 Diary
1972
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Diary
1973
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Diary
1974
Box: 4 Folder : 2 Diary
1975
Box: 4 Folder : 3 Diary
1976
Box: 4 Folder : 4 Diary
1977
Box: 4 Folder : 5 Diary
1981

Subseries B: Other Autobiographical Material, 1940-1974

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 1 (Auto-) biographical fact sheets
circa 1969-1970
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Brother's account of the arson Attack
circa 1956
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Letters and cards after acid attack, April 5-6
1956
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Letters and cards after acid attack, April 7-30
1956
Box: 5 Folder : 5 Letters and cards after acid attack, May-Sept
1956
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Mail regarding eye operation
1973
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Newspaper clippings - mostly acid attack, April - June
1956
Box: 5 Folder : 8 Newspaper clippings - mostly acid attack, July - August
1956
Box: 5 Folder : 9 Newspaper clippings - mostly acid attack, October - Nov.
1956
Box: 5 Folder : 10 Newspaper clippings - mostly acid attack
1957
Box: 5 Folder : 11 Transcript of ITV-Interview and Newspaper Clippings of Trip to England
1957
Box: 5 Folder : 12 Travel Correspondence, May-June
1961
Box: 5 Folder : 13 Trip to Austria
1955
Box: 5 Folder : 14 Trip to Austria-Hungary-Poland-Great Britain-Portugal
1974
Box: 5 Folder : 15 Trip to France
1960
Box: 6 Folder : 1 Trip to France-Italy-Germany, June-Aug
1953
Box: 6 Folder : 2 Trip to Germany
1972
Box: 6 Folder : 3 Trip to Germany-Great Britain-Northern Ireland-Iceland
1971
Box: 6 Folder : 4 Trip to Germany-Italy-France
1957
Box: 6 Folder : 5 Trip to Great Britain-Romania-Greece-Italy
1969
Box: 6 Folder : 6 Trip to Great Britain-Sweden-Finland-Austria-Czechoslovakia
1966
Box: 6 Folder : 7 Trip to Italy-Israel-Spain-London
1968
Box: 6 Folder : 8 Trip to Jamaica-British Guiana-Brazil-Venezuela-Panama-Honduras-Mexico
1965
Box: 6 Folder : 9 Trip to Johannesburg-Tanzania-Congo
1959
Box: 6 Folder : 10 Trip to Miami-London-Germany-Switzerland
1975
Box: 6 Folder : 11 Trip to Norway-Germany-France
1967
Box: 6 Folder : 12 Trip to Portugal-London
1976
Box: 6 Folder : 13 Trip to Spain-Israel-Ceylon [Sri Lanka]-Taiwan-Japan-Hawaii
1970
Box: 6 Folder : 14 University diploma and journalism awards
1940-1973

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Series II: Correspondence, 1937-1994

Scope and Content Note

Series II contains Riesel's correspondence with labor leaders, political leaders and government officials, fellow journalists, and his friends and political associates. Prominent individuals include Allen Dulles, Max Eastman, Arthur Goldberg, Sidney Hook, J. Edgar Hoover, Hubert Humphrey, Jay Lovestone, George Meany, Richard Nixon, Bertrand Russell, Budd Schulberg, and Norman Thomas.

Subseries A: General, 1937-1994

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 7 Folder : 1 Correspondence
undated
Box: 7 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1937-1945
Box: 7 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1946-1958
Box: 7 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1959-1963
Box: 7 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1964
Box: 7 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1965
Box: 8 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1966
Box: 8 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1967
Box: 8 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1968
Box: 8 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1969
Box: 8 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1970
Box: 8 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1971
Box: 8 Folder : 7 Correspondence
1972
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1973
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1974
Box: 9 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1975
Box: 9 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1976
Box: 9 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1977-1980
Box: 9 Folder : 6 Correspondence
1981-1994

Subseries B: Addendum, 1946-1991

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9a Folder : 1 Correspondence
1946-1950
Box: 9a Folder : 2 Correspondence
1951-1953
Box: 9a Folder : 3 Correspondence
1954
Box: 9a Folder : 4 Correspondence
1955
Box: 9a Folder : 5 Correspondence
1956-1957
Box: 9b Folder : 1 Correspondence
1958-1962
Box: 9b Folder : 2 Correspondence
1963-1965
Box: 9b Folder : 3 Correspondence
1966-1968
Box: 9b Folder : 4 Correspondence
1969-1970
Box: 9b Folder : 5 Correspondence
1971-1972
Box: 9b Folder : 6 Correspondence
1973-1974
Box: 9c Folder : 1 Correspondence
1975-1976
Box: 9c Folder : 2 Correspondence
1977-1978
Box: 9c Folder : 3 Correspondence
1979-1981
Box: 9c Folder : 4 Correspondence
1982-1983
Box: 9c Folder : 5 Correspondence
1984-1985
Box: 9c Folder : 6 Correspondence
1986-1991
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Correspondence, additional
1975-1979
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Correspondence, additional
1980-1983
Box: 9 Folder : 3 Correspondence, WNEW TV
1970-1978

Subseries C: Friendlies, 1950-1983

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 1 "Friendlies"
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 2 "Friendlies"
1950-1951
Box: 10 Folder : 3 "Friendlies"
1952
Box: 10 Folder : 4 "Friendlies"
1953
Box: 10 Folder : 5 "Friendlies"
1954-1966
Box: 10 Folder : 6 "Friendlies"
1967-1970
Box: 11 Folder : 1 "Friendlies"
1971-1973
Box: 11 Folder : 2 "Friendlies"
1974-1983

Subseries D: Correspondence - Government, 1945-1984

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Dulles, Allen
1959
Box: 11 Folder : 4 FBI
1945-1964
Box: 11 Folder : 5 FBI
1965-1973
Box: 11 Folder : 6 FBI
1974-1982
Box: 11 Folder : 7 White House
1954-1984

Subseries E: Correspondence - Journalism Career, 1943-1985

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 12 Folder : 1 ABC Radio/TV
1968-1969
Box: 12 Folder : 2 Address book
1950s -1980s
Box: 12 Folder : 3 American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
1967-1978
Box: 12 Folder : 4 Association of Radio-TV News Analysts
1964-1976
Box: 12 Folder : 5 Barrows, Jim
1980-1983
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Channel 5
1971-1978
Box: 12 Folder : 7 Contact lists New York and Washington
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 8 Dow Chemical Magazine
1973-1976
Box: 12 Folder : 9 Publishers
1967-1973
Box: 13 Folder : 1 Publishers
1974-1976
Box: 13 Folder : 2 Publishers
1977-1985
Box: 13 Folder : 3 Publishing contracts
1956-1981
Box: 13 Folder : 4 Radio
1943-1951
Box: 13 Folder : 5 Radio/TV
1957-1968
Box: 13 Folder : 6 Radio Broadcasts
1968-1972
Box: 13 Folder : 7 Trip to Africa: Newsletter and Correspondence
1959-1960
Box: 14 Folder : 1 Trip to Europe: Newsletter and Correspondence
1961
Box: 14 Folder : 2 Weiss (Public Relations)
1961-1971
Box: 14 Folder : 3 WEVD Radio
1965-1981

Subseries F: Correspondence - Guest Columnists, 1960-1979

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 14 Folder : 4 Guest Columnists and Travel Correspondence
1960-1962
Box: 14 Folder : 5 Guest Columnists and Travel Correspondence
1963
Box: 14 Folder : 6 Guest Columnists
1968
Box: 14 Folder : 7 Guest Columnists
1969
Box: 15 Folder : 1 Guest Columnists
1970
Box: 15 Folder : 2 Guest Columnists
1971-1972
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Guest Columnists
1973
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Guest Columnists
1974-1976
Box: 15 Folder : 5 Guest Columnists
1977-1979

Subseries G: Correspondence - Syndicated Column, 1958-1986

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 15 Folder : 6 Syndicated column
1958-1972
Box: 16 Folder : 1 Syndicated column
1968-1974
Box: 16 Folder : 2 Syndicated column
1973-1974
Box: 16 Folder : 3 Syndicated column, Correspondence
1975-1977
Box: 16 Folder : 4 Syndicated column, Correspondence
1978-1986
Box: 16 Folder : 5 Syndicated column, typescripts
1966-1982
Box: 16 Folder : 6 Syndicated column, typescripts
1983-1986

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Series III: Writings, Topical Files and Research Materials

Scope and Content Note

Series III contains scrapbooks of Riesel's columns, other writings, including two unpublished typescripts, Farmer and Labor Third Parties, and   Communism in the Motion Picture Industry, a file of notes and memoranda related to Riesel's Nixon Administration activity, which document confidential White House staff and cabinet-level discussions, and the transcript of a 1959 meeting between U.S. labor leaders and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev.

Subseries A: Scrapbooks (Riesel articles and columns), 1934-1948

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 16a Folder : 1 New Leader etc.
1934-1936
Box: 16a Folder : 2 Various Newspapers
Jan 1941-Feb 1948
Box: 17 Folder : 1 New York Post
Nov 1941-Apr 1942
Box: 17 Folder : 2 New York Post
Apr 1942-Nov 1943
Box: 17 Folder : 3 New York Post
Nov 1943-Jul 1944
Box: 18 Folder : 1 New York Post
Jul 1944-Oct 1945

Subseries B: Newspaper Clippings (by and about Riesel), 1933-1988

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 18 Folder : 2 New York Post
Nov 1945-Apr 1947
Box: 18 Folder : 3 Newspaper Clippings
undated
Box: 18 Folder : 4 Newspaper Clippings
1933-1959
Box: 19 Folder : 1 Newspaper Clippings
1960-1969
Box: 19 Folder : 2 Newspaper Clippings
1970-1977
Box: 19 Folder : 3 Newspaper Clippings
1978-1988
Box: 19 Folder : 3a Newspaper Columns ("Inside Labor") (I)
Feb 1976-Apr 1976
Box: 19 Folder : 4 Newspaper Columns ("Inside Labor") (II)
Feb 1976-Apr 1976

Subseries C: Other Writings by Riesel, 1939-1984

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 19 Folder : 4a Adenauer, Konrad - Interview
1957
Box: 19 Folder : 5 Attacks on the State Department (typescript)
1951
Box: 19 Folder : 6 CBC-Interview with Riesel
1958
Box: 19 Folder : 7 Conversations - Transcripts?
1958
Box: 19 Folder : 8 Farmer and Labor 3rd Parties (typescript)
1940
Box: 19 Folder : 9 Files Indices
circa 1975-1984
Box: 19 Folder : 10 Gorman of the Amalgamated (typescript)
1957
Box: 20 Folder : 1 "Inside Labor" typescripts
1980-1986
Box: 20 Folder : 2 Memos and Notes
1939-1969
Box: 20 Folder : 3 Memos and Notes
1970-1976
Box: 20 Folder : 4 Memos and Notes
1977-1986
Box: 20 Folder : 5 Miscellaneous
1940-1949
Box: 20 Folder : 6 "My War with the Mob" Pulitzer prize nomination
1956
Box: 21 Folder : 1 Notebook
1959
Box: 21 Folder : 2 Notes for Jewish Lectures
1969-1971
Box: 21 Folder : 3 Press Conference with General Electric
1978
Box: 21 Folder : 4 Riesel Speech to Associated Equipment Distributors
1972
Box: 21 Folder : 5 "Ten Men Can Defeat America" - typescript
circa 1956

Subseries D: Communism in Hollywood, 1951-1960

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 21 Folder : 6 Communism in Hollywood (notes and research materials)
1951-1952
Box: 21 Folder : 7 Communism in Hollywood (notes and research materials)
1952
Box: 21 Folder : 8 Communism in Hollywood (notes and research materials)
1952
Box: 21 Folder : 9 Communism in Hollywood (notes and research materials)
1953
Box: 22 Folder : 1 Communism in the Motion Picture Industry (typescript)
1960

Subseries E: Topical Files, 1945-1988

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 22 Folder : 2 Anti-Semitism issues
1968-1969
Box: 22 Folder : 3 Carpenters
circa 1960
Box: 22 Folder : 4 Bonitati, Robert
1981-1983
Box: 22 Folder : 5 Conference on Technological Change and Human Development, Jerusalem
1969
Box: 22 Folder : 6 Council on Foreign Relations
1967-1981
Box: 22 Folder : 7 Court Case: Anthony Anastasio v. Victor Riesel
1952
Box: 22 Folder : 8 Democratic Convention
1976
Box: 22 Folder : 9 Examination and Comparison of Signatures: Richard/Dick Pastor
1958
Box: 22 Folder : 10 Hall, Paul
1960-1980
Box: 22 Folder : 11 Hoffa, James
1958-1975
Box: 22 Folder : 12 Khrushchev and Mikoyan meetings with Reuther et al.
1959
Box: 22 Folder : 13 Korshak, Sidney
1976
Box: 22 Folder : 14 Labor and the Cater Administration
1976-1980
Box: 22 Folder : 15 Labor Critique of McGovern
1972
Box: 22 Folder : 16 Labor News - Miscellaneous
1986-1988
Box: 23 Folder : 1 Labor Organization Annual Reports
1964-1971
Box: 23 Folder : 2 Meat Packing Union
1967
Box: 23 Folder : 3 Meir, Golda article
1970
Box: 23 Folder : 4 Mine, Mill Workers Prosecution
1956-1962
Box: 23 Folder : 5 National Health Insurance
1979
Box: 23 Folder : 6 National Labor Management Conference
1945
Box: 23 Folder : 7 Nixon File - Memos
1960-1969
Box: 23 Folder : 8 Nixon File - Memos
1970-1972
Box: 23 Folder : 9 Nixon File - Memos
1973-1978
Box: 24 Folder : 1 Notes: Communism
1948-1977
Box: 24 Folder : 2 Organized crime
1963-1981
Box: 24 Folder : 3 Pegler, Westbrook David
1947-1963
Box: 24 Folder : 4 Posner, Herman
1959-1960
Box: 24 Folder : 5 President's Committee on Employment for the Handicapped
1970-1978
Box: 24 Folder : 6 Reagan and American Labor - Interview with Riesel
undated
Box: 24 Folder : 7 Reagan - White House Memos
1983-1985
Box: 24 Folder : 8 Rockefeller File
1968-1975
Box: 24 Folder : 8a Ruby, Jack
1976-1983
Box: 24 Folder : 9 Scotto, Anthony
1966-1979
Box: 24 Folder : 10 Scotto, Anthony
1979-1982
Box: 24 Folder : 10a Screen Actors Guild
1980-1985
Box: 24 Folder : 11 "Show business tribute to Harold G. Gibbons"
1969
Box: 24 Folder : 12 Sokolsky, George
1953-1957
Box: 24 Folder : 13 Steel Industry
1983
Box: 25 Folder : 0.1 United Nations, San Francisco
1945
Box: 25 Folder : 1 "The International Jewelry Workers Union - A History of Betrayal"
1958
Box: 25 Folder : 2 "Trade Unionism in the United States" by John A. Fitch
1945
Box: 25 Folder : 3 Transcript of Hearings before the Committee to investigate charges against International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers.
1950

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Series IV: Photographs and Nonprint Materials, 1945-1979

Scope and Content Note

This series contains photographs and other nonprint materials. It includes many photographs of Riesel with labor leaders and other well known individuals. Many of these photographs are contained in scrapbooks, sometimes accompanied with clippings or captions. There are also some images of Riesel directly after the acid attack. The series also contains audographs, posters, booklets, a scapular, a press pass, and a map of Israel.

Container 1     Title Date
Box: 26 Victor Riesel Portraits
undated
Box: 26 Riesel with Charlton Heston, Mike Quill, Bruno Kreisky, and George Meany
1961-1974
Box: 26 Dennis the Menace Comics
1976
Box: 26 Monitored Pictures and Script of Interview with American Journalist-Victor Riesel on ITV's Special News Magazine Programme "This Week"
Aug 23, 1957
Box: 26 Photographs of Riesel with Steelworkers Union organizers, Luggage Workers, and others
1957-1958
Box: 26 FBI Visit Photographs
1975
Box: 26 Portraits of Riesel, David Basnett, Lord Alec Douglas Home, Jimmy Carter, George Meany, and others
1967-1977
Box: 26 Press Pass, Green Scapular, Map of Israel
1968
Box: 26 Three Audographs
undated
Box: 26 Photographs of Riesel and other individuals, including Chief Albert Luthuli, Governor Nelson Rockefeller, President of Taiwan Chiang Ching-Kuo, Prime Minister Harold Wilson at the Automation House Dinner, Harry Van Arsdale (President of the Central Labor Council), Al Shanker (President of the Teachers Union), Willy Brandt of Germany at a Waldorf Dinner, and Evelyn Riesel. There is also a photograph of Riesel at the Berlin Wall.
1959-1978
Box: 26 Nobel Peace Prize booklet, Solidarnosc Poster, National Employ the Handicapped Week Proclamation
1969, 1973
Box: 26 Brown Album

Scope and Content Note

The album contains loose photographs of Venice, Victor Riesel, Pat Touchae, Labor Secretary Arthur Goldberg, Harry Van Arsdale, Institute of Management Executive Seminar, 1963 Newspaper Strike, Associated General Contractors of America, Riesel in the hospital after the acid attack, assorted newspaper editors, other unlabelled group and individual photographs. There is also a certificate of appointment and clippings.

1954-1963
Box: 26 Red Album

Scope and Content Note

This album contains photographs of Riesel in Nairobi, Kenya airport; in Omaha, Nebraska; and with many different individuals and organizations including Dr. C.C. Humphreys and his wife; Dr. O.W. Hyman; A.E. Hohenberg; Louis Catapane; Alexander Cashin; George M. Barker; American Heart Association; Binghamton University lecture; Theatrical Square Club; Raymond Hilliard; Meet the Press with Charles Sawyer (Secretary of Commerce); Samuel and Martha Downes Fuller; National Council of Industrial Management Clubs; Greater Lawrence (Massachusetts) Junior Chamber of Commerce; G.E. Security Conference; and the 10th Anniversary of Israel cocktail party.

Many photographs were taken by Daniel Nilva.

1951-1960
Box: 26 Blue Album

Scope and Content Note

This album contains photographs of Riesel's visit to the US Naval Training Center and Israel. It also contains photographs of Riesel with individuals and organizations, including David Dubinsky, the Jewish Labor Committee, Burt Ross, Dave Siegel, Harry Quinn, Meet the Press, Hess E. Fritz, and Admiral M. Martin.

1945-1968
Box: OS006 "Ten Men Who Could Paralyze America: A Sell-Out of Members by Mine, Mill Exposed!!!" Poster; "My War with the Mob" Poster; and Photographs of Riesel after the acid attack and a photograph of Riesel, Evelyn Riesel, and William H. Webster
1957-1970s

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