Erland Charles Interview, 1975

Title

Erland Charles Interview, 1975

Authors

Erland Charles

Files

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Interviewer

Kay Franey

Interviewee

Erland Charles

Date Recorded

5-22-1975

Date Digital

6-18-2020

Location Recorded

Charles Residence, Hancock, Minnesota

Keywords

Elections--United States, Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )--Minnesota, Minnesota--Politics and government, Farmers--Political activity, Politicians--Minnesota, Presidents--Election--1948

Description

Mr Charles was involved in politics from the 1940s to the 1970s for the Republican Party. He was the County Chairman from 1959-1962 and chairman of the 6th District from 1961-1968 for the Republican Party.

In this interview, Mr. Charles discusses U.S. elections from 1948-1960 and politics and politicians from 1938-1968. He also discusses the CIO, Henry Wallace, the 1948 election, the Democratic and Republican Parties, farming, and the American Communist Party.

Run Time

02:26:24

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

SCCharles0203

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

305

Erland Charles Interview, 1975

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