Giardin, Ray Oral History Transcript, 1971-08-06
Important subjects in the collection: Afro-American police--Michigan--Detroit Campaign funds--Michigan--Detroit Cavanagh, Jerome P. Detroit Boat Club/Yacht Club v. City of Detroit Detroit Charter Revision Commission Detroit (Mich.) riot, 1967 Discrimination in employment--Law and legislation--Michigan Discrimination in housing--Michigan--Detroit Elections--Michigan--Detroit Gun control--Michigan--Detroit McCree, Wade H., Jr. Police--Complaints against--Michigan--Detroit Police--Selection and appointment--Michigan Race relations--Michigan--Detroit Thomas Cooley Law School Young, Coleman A. Young v. Edwards
Important correspondents in the collection: Jerome P. Cavanagh Coleman A. Young
Collection includes a 1971 interview recording and transcript with Ray Girardin. Girardin talks about his career as a crime reporter with The Detroit Times and as Detroit police commissioner during the 1967 civil unrest, which he describes in detail over its unfolding, from his perspective as a law officer. (Advisory: Contains profanity.)
Language of Materials
From the Collection: 7.25 Linear Feet ((6 SB, 1 printed transcript, 9 reels), 9 audiocassettes.) : Recordings on magnetic audio tape.
From the Collection: 479.7 Megabytes ((1 file).) : Consists of a WAV file.
From the Collection: 14.25 Linear Feet (11 SB, 1 MB, 1 OS) : Part 2