Finding Aid for the Doug Moore May 4 papers
|Repository:||Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.|
|Title:||Doug Moore May 4 papers|
|Author:||Finding aid prepared by Gregg McCullough|
|Creation:||Finding aid encoded by Gregg McCullough using the OhioLINK EAD Application in 2009|
|Origination:||Moore, Doug, 1924-1987|
|Extent:||0.33 cubic feet|
|Physical Location:||12th floor|
|Finding Aid Identifier:||OhKeUSC0091|
|Abstract:||Doug Moore was a photographer at Kent State University from 1967 to 1987, and was an eyewitness to the shootings at Kent State on May 4, 1970. These papers, dating from 1967 to 1978, relate to the shootings on May 4 as well as the court cases, memorial services, and other events in the years that followed.|
|Language(s):||The records are in English|
Biography of Doug Moore
Doug Moore was born on May 23, 1924. He attended Antioch College and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. His career in newspaper journalism initially included writing but soon changed to mostly photography. Before coming to Kent State University, he worked as a photographer for the Lorain Journal and then the Toledo Blade.
He worked for Kent State University from July 1967 to March 10, 1987 as chief photographer. His photographs included, among other things, the events of May 4, 1970 at Kent State University. He was highly awarded for his work and received over 20 awards from the Ohio News Photographers' Association. He died of cancer on March 10, 1987.
Scope and Content
The Doug Moore May 4 papers include commentaries, correspondence, court documents, flyers, minutes, newsclippings, newspapers, periodicals, press releases, publications, reports, schedules, and statements. Most of these materials are from 1970-1977 and related to the events of May 4, 1970, court cases, and commemorations.
Statement of Arrangement
The Doug Moore May 4 papers are arranged alphabetically by folder and then chronologically by date.
There are no separated materials.
The Doug Moore papers are of the same person, but not related to the events May 4, 1970.
Doug Moore May 4 papers. Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
The Doug Moore May 4 papers were donated to the Department of Special Collections and Archives in 1985.
The following subjects are found in this collection:
|Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970|
|Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970--Anniversaries, etc.|
|Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970--Trials, litigation, etc.|
|Moore, Doug, 1924-1987|
|Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)|
Detailed Description of The Collection
|Box 3 / Folder 1|
|Commentaries and Memories, undated|
|Box 3 / Folder 2|
|Correspondence, April 2, 1975-May 4, 1978|
|Box 3 / Folder 3|
|Court Documents, September 1970|
|Box 3 / Folder 4|
|Flyers, May 20, 1971-1978|
|Box 3 / Folder 5|
|Minutes, August 6, 1970|
|Box 3 / Folder 6|
|Newsclippings, October 17, 1970-April 28, 1978|
|Box 3 / Folder 7|
|Newspapers, 1976-May 1978|
|Box 3 / Folder 8|
|Periodicals, April 24, 1974-1977|
|Box 3 / Folder 9|
|Press Releases, July 26, 1977-May 1978|
|Box 3 / Folder 10|
|Box 3 / Folder 11|
|Reports, March 3, 1967-1977|
|Box 3 / Folder 12|
|Schedules and Chronologies, 1970-May 4, 1978|
|Box 3 / Folder 13|
|Statement, May 4, 1978|