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Kent State University Riot, 1970 (May 4)

May 4: Inquire, Learn, Reflect May 4, 1970

This collection from the library of Kent State University (KSU) commemorates the May 4, 1970 national guard shooting of student demonstrators on the KSU campus. The incident left four students dead, one permanently paralyzed, and eight others wounded. The online materials mostly comprise an extensive, detailed catalog of the collection's holdings. However, there are some provocative documents...
May 4 Collection

The shock, anger, and sadness that the world felt when four students were killed by the National Guard during a 1970 war protest on the campus of Kent State University in Ohio will hopefully never be repeated. For researchers, students, faculty, staff, and members of the community, the memories of that tragedy, both written and recorded, have been compiled by the Department of Special Collections...
Kent State Shootings: Digital Archive

The shootings at Kent State University on May 4, 1970 were a key domestic event of the Vietnam War. People were outraged by the shootings and the tragedy dominated the media for days afterwards. This digital collection from Kent State University contains many items from their physical holdings that document those events, including photographs, oral histories, and so on. Visitors to the site can...