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Document Details


Title: Charles V. Main
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Frederick Community College. Catoctin Center for Regional Studies
Collection: Frederick Community College Oral History Collection
Description: Charles V. Main was Frederick's Chief of Police from 1952 to 1976. Most of the interview focuses on race relations, desegregation, and his role in keeping the peace, including the period after Martin Luther King, Jr's assassination. Chief Main also briefly discusses his family background, career as a Maryland State trooper and involvement in the city's Little League program.
Original Language: English
Speaker: Main, Charles V., 1910-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 22-Jan-1910
Speaker place of birth: Middletown, MD; Maryland; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Chief of police
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Powell, Michael; Thompson, Bruce A.
Historical events discussed: U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-
Locations discussed: Frederick, MD; Maryland; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Civil rights demonstrations; Civil rights movements--United States; Civil rights workers--United States; Frederick, MD; Law enforcement--Maryland; Maryland; North America; Oral history; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965; U.S. Civil Rights Movement, 1966-; United States
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0034046-37378