Special Collections and Archives

Smith, Frank, Photographs, 1970

Frank Smith, Photographs, May 1970

May 4 Collection -- Box 184


Inventory

Prepared by Kevin Ferst, August 7, 2002, updated December 12, 2002. Updated by Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, March 2015.
1 small document case, .16 cubic feet, 12th floor
 


Biographical Note

Professor of Mathematical Sciences Frank Smith began his career at Kent State University in 1969. His research interests include partially-ordered algebras and general topological spaces. He has traveled and lectured extensively, including international appointments at the University of Leicester and the University of Bucharest. During the time this collection of photos of events surrounding the May 4, 1970 tragedy was taken, he was on a teaching development leave, and living in the city of Kent.

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs taken around Kent State University campus and Kent city, during the events associated with the May 4, 1970 tragedy. All photographs have been digitized and can be viewed by selecting link in inventory below. Included are images of the burned ROTC building; various images of National Guard personnel and vehicles on campus; the Pagoda; the Victory Bell; the Drumm Sculpture, and miscellaneous campus locations.

Processing note: Captions were supplied by the Department of Special Collections and Archives.
 


Box 184

Folder -- Contents

  1. Photograph: Crowd in front of burned ROTC building, May 4, near noon
  2. Photograph: Crowd in front of burned ROTC building, May 4, near noon
  3. Photograph: Crowd in front of burned ROTC building, May 4, near noon
  4. Photograph: Crowd in front of burned ROTC building, May 4, near noon
  5. Photograph: Burned ROTC building 
  6. Photograph: Fenced in, burned ROTC building
  7. Photograph: Burned ROTC building 
  8. Photograph: Fenced in, burned ROTC building with Taylor Hall in background
  9. Photograph: Fenced in, burned ROTC building with Taylor Hall in background
  10. Photograph: Commons, Heating Plant and burned ROTC building
  11. Photograph: National Guard vehicle and personnel, corner of Main and Lincoln
  12. Photograph: National Guard personnel and vehicle, corner of Main and Lincoln
  13. Photograph: Unidentified car at check point to enter campus
  14. Photograph: National Guard personnel and vehicle, corner of Hilltop and Lincoln
  15. Photograph: National Guard vehicles in parking lot, new library in background
  16. Photograph: National Guard vehicle, Loop road
  17. Photograph: National Guard vehicles, old University School parking lot
  18. Photograph: National Guard vehicles, campus, new library in background
  19. Photograph: National Guardsman, speaking with male student 
  20. Photograph: Radio tower
  21. Photograph: National Guard vehicle by Radio tower
  22. Photograph: Radio tower
  23. Photograph: Radio tower
  24. Photograph: Radio tower
  25. Photograph: Radio tower
  26. Photograph: National Guard vehicles, Kent Fire Station, corner of Day Street and Depeyster Street
  27. Photograph: National Guardsmen and vehicles, Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center
  28. Photograph: National Guard personnel and vehicle in front of University Theatre sign
  29. Photograph: National Guard personnel on Main Street
  30. Photograph: National Guard vehicles and personnel on Horning Road
  31. Photograph: National Guard vehicles at Music and Speech building
  32. Photograph: National Guard vehicles and personnel by Music and Speech building
  33. Photograph: Silver Oak Apartments
  34. Photograph, Unidentified man on roof, Silver Oak Apartments
  35. Photograph: Silver Oak Apartments
  36. Photograph: Silver Oak Apartments
  37. Photograph: Newman Center
  38. Photograph: National Guard personnel, Terrace Drive near Summit Street, check point for faculty
  39. Photograph: Partially burned barn
  40. Photograph: Burned barn
  41. Photograph: University Auditorium, faculty meeting
  42. Photograph: University Auditorium, faculty meeting
  43. Photograph: University Auditorium, faculty meeting, President Robert I. White
  44. Photograph: University Auditorium, faculty meeting, Provost Flower?
  45. Photograph: Punderson State Park
  46. Photograph: Punderson State Park
  47. Photograph: Punderson State Park
  48. Photograph: Punderson State Park, Arts and Science Group
  49. Photograph: Punderson State Park, Arts and Sciences Group members
  50. Photograph: Punderson State Park, Arts and Science group
  51. Photograph: Flowers, Taylor Hall and Commons in background
  52. Photograph: Unidentified car, Merrill Hall circle
  53. Photograph: Hill behind Taylor Hall, towards practice field
  54. Photograph: Pagoda and Drumm sculpture
  55. Photograph: Drumm sculpture
  56. Photograph: Close up of bullet hole in Drumm sculpture
  57. Photograph: Bullet hole in tree by Drumm sculpture
  58. Photograph: Prentice Hall parking lot, site of Jeffrey Miller's death, blood stains?
  59. Photograph: Bullet trench in grass
  60. Photograph: Victory Bell
  61. Photograph: Leebrick Hall and Tri-Towers Rotunda
  62. Photograph: Tri-Towers dormitories
  63. Photograph: Unidentified