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Chris Wilkerson oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH112

Scope and Contents

Wilkerson talks about being raised in the Bahamas, coming to the United States, serving in the Armed Forces, and working for the Denver Police Department. Interview took place on KLZ radio program entitled Public Affairs Presentation.


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Language of Materials

Material is in English unless otherwise noted.

Conditions Governing Access

Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colorado.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Joined the Denver Police Department in 1957. First African American to be promoted to the rank of captain in the Denver Police Department.


1 Audiocassette

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Charles Roberts;gift;1979.

Participant or Performer Note

Interviewed by Police Chief Art Dill.

Finding Aid for the Chris Wilkerson oral history,1968 July 2[sound recording]
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Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Western History and Genealogy Repository

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