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Robert R. Maiden oral history

Identifier: C MSS OH1-5

Scope and Contents

Recalls Ku Klux Klan activities during the time he was bodyguard for Grand Dragon, Dr. John Galen Locke (1871-1935). Discusses election and actions of various city and state officials and their involvement with the organization; investigations of the organizations by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).


  • 1963


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

Colorado law-enforcement officer; member of the staff of the Denver District Attorney's office (1922). Bodyguard for John Galen Lock, Grand Dragon of Colorado Ku Klux Klan.


1 sound cassettes

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession information unknown.


Audio files digitized through the Collaborative Digitization Project, Denver, Colorado.

Participant or Performer Note

Interviewed by James Harlan Davis.

Finding Aid for the Robert R. Maiden oral history[sound recording]
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Repository Details

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

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