Print preview Close

Showing 29 results

Finding Aid
Reifel, Ben, 1906-1990 Elections
Print preview Hierarchy View:

14 results with digital objects Show results with digital objects

Ben Reifel and his Family in Campaign Spot

Ben Reifel introduces his family and talks about his reasons for running for Congress in the First District of South Dakota. He also thanks his supporters and other candidates and asks constituents for their votes. Ben Reifel intorduces his grandaughters, Lisa and Laura Anderson, his daughter Loyce, his neice, Monica Johnson, and his wife Alice Reifel.

Ben Reifel Campaign Contributors

Ledger containing many lists of contributors to Ben Reifel's campaign from different organizations and different counties in South Dakota. Also includes affidavits of campaign expenses.

Ben Reifel Campaign Spot

Ben Reifel talk of his background of growing up on a small farm on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota, his education at South Dakota State College and Harvard University, his time in the military, and his career with the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He also speaks of his decision to run for Congress. His wife, Alice, appears near the end to stand by her husband in a show of support. He ends by asking listeners for their vote in the primary election in 1960.