Papers, 1956-2001.

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Risser, Fred A. Papers, 1956-2001.

Papers, 1956-2001.

Legislative papers of Fred A. Risser, a Wisconsin Democratic leader who represented the city of Madison in the Assembly, 1956-1962, and the Senate, 1962-. Documentation on his career includes correspondence from constituents and other legislators, subject files; committee files, pertaining to participation on the State Building Commission, the Joint State of Wisconsin-City of Madison Planning Committee, and various other committee appointments; and press and campaign materials. Topics which are well covered include abortion, birth control, the Senate Democratic Caucus, the renovation of the state capitol, the Clean Air Act, legal definition of death, and the 1974 Committee for a Democratic State Senate.

22.4 c.f. (20 record center cartons and 4 archives boxes) and3 reels of microfilm (35 mm); plusadditions of 17.8 c.f. and4 disc recordings.

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