Various pictures of Samuel Briskman. The people pictured below, and the Waldorf event, are discussed in the obituary.
The pictures were given to me by Dr. Jeffrey Briskman of Brooklyn, NY. He got them from Esther Briskman (1920) of Queens, NY, wife of Herbert Briskman (1912-1993). Herbert was son of Beila (1883-1959) who was Sam's sister. Esther was a family "bibliographer."
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Samuel Briskman is on the left. Harry Hershfield (the humorist and cartoonist) is on the right. Taken at the 15th Annual Dinner on December 1, 1951.
Mayor Robert F. Wagner, Jr. on the left with Samuel Briskman on the right.
Harry Hershfield is the first on the left. Minnie and Samuel Briskman on the far right. The others are unknown, but should be identifiable. If you know, my e-mail is on the home page.
An annual dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria to raise money for the New York Cardiac Center. Samuel and Minnie Briskman are third and fourth from the left.
Sam Briskman, Susan Wagner (wife of Mayor Robert Wagner, Jr.) and, and Harry Hershfield.