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August Vollmer : pioneer in police professionalism : oral history transcript / 1971-1972.
BANC MSS 73/89 c v.1; BANC CD 664; Phonotape 124 B 124:1-12
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Title:

August Vollmer: pioneer in police professionalism : oral history transcript / 1971-1972

Creator/Contributor:

Robinson, Jane Howard, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Carte, Gene Edward.

Creator/Contributor:

Holstrom, John, 1909-1978, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Wilson, O. W. (Orlando Winfield), 1900-1972, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Chernin, Milton, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Dean, William, 1899-1981, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Glavinovich, Rose, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Woods, Gene B., 1897-1989, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Coffey, A. L. (Alfred L.), 1907-1977, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Brereton, George Harold, 1901-1979, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Hunter, Thomas P., 1912-1973, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Schmidt, Willard Edward, 1908-1982, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Hunter, Muriel Bigelow, 1908-1990, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Parker, Alfred E. (Alfred Eustace), 1899-, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Interviews with former colleagues and friends of August Vollmer, regarding Vollmer's career as chief of police, Berkeley, California, 1905-1932, and as professor of police administration, University of California, Berkeley. Photographs inserted. Preface and introduction by Gene Carte.

Date:

1971 (issued)

Contents:

Vollmer as a man: memories of a close friend and colleague / John Holstrom -- Training by correspondence: Vollmer's influence on Orlando Wilson, Berkeley's most famous "College Cop" / O.W. Wilson -- The university years: Vollmer as a professor / Milton Chernin -- Vollmer's influence on the career of an Army general / General William Dean -- Covering the Berkeley Police Department: August Vollmer and the press / Rose Glavinovich -- August Vollmer: his community and his staff / Gene Woods -- August Vollmer: a man of principle and action / Al Coffey -- Looking back: ex-Director of the California Department of Justice remembers his years as a patrolman under August Vollmer / George Brereton -- The "V" Men, Vollmer's dedicated proteges / Thomas Hunter -- Enforcing Prohibition: August Vollmer, Earl Warren, and Willard Schmidt / Willard Schmidt -- August Vollmer's secretary talks about her boss / Muriel Hunter -- Vollmer's biographer discusses his subject / Alfred Parker.

Subject:

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Vollmer, August -- 1876-1955
Vollmer, August -- 1876-1955 -- Friends and associates
Warren, Earl -- 1891-1974
Holstrom, John -- 1909-1978 -- Interviews
Wilson, O. W. (Orlando Winfield) -- 1900-1972 -- Interviews
Chernin, Milton -- Interviews
Dean, William -- 1899-1981 -- Interviews
Glavinovich, Rose -- Interviews
Woods, Gene B -- 1897-1989 -- Interviews
Coffey, A. L. (Alfred L.) -- 1907-1977 -- Interviews
Brereton, George Harold -- 1901-1979 -- Interviews
Hunter, Thomas P -- 1912-1973 -- Interviews
Schmidt, Willard Edward -- 1908-1982 -- Interviews
Hunter, Muriel Bigelow -- 1908-1990 -- Interviews
Parker, Alfred E. (Alfred Eustace) -- 1899- -- Interviews
Vollmer, August -- 1876-1955
Warren, Earl -- 1891-1974
Berkeley (Calif.). -- Police Department.
California. -- Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation.
Berkeley (Calif.). -- Police Department.
California. -- Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation.
Police -- California -- Berkeley -- Biography
Criminology -- Study and teaching -- California -- Berkeley
Prohibition -- California
Criminal investigation -- California -- Berkeley -- History
Prohibition
California
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

tape recorded interview conducted 1971 by Jane Howard Robinson for the Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1972 : and related material,
Phonotapes also available.
Also available online.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

bibliography
biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
remote
1 volume ([274] leaves) ; 28 cm + related material.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1q8f
BANC MSS 73/89 c v.1
BANC CD 664
Phonotape 124 B 124:1-12

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

August Vollmer historical project
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z1q8f