Special Collections and Archives

Kent State Shootings: Actions & Reactions

Special Collections and Archives

Kent State Shootings: Actions & Reactions

Kent State Shootings: Actions & Reactions

A project to digitize content from the May 4 Collection, sponsored by a grant from the National Archives' National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Project Summary

Description: Kent State University Libraries’ department of Special Collections and Archives will digitize approximately 35 cubic feet of materials related to the actions and reactions surrounding the Kent State shootings of May 4, 1970. The digitization of these documents will allow users to explore these events and their context through free, online access. Digitized materials will be made available as they are completed. Please check this site for updates. Materials digitized for this project and prior to this grant, are available in the Kent State Shootings Digital Archive.

Project dates: September 1, 2016 - August 31, 2018

Sponsors: National Historical Publications and Records CommissionKent State University Libraries


Announcements

Project Team
  • Virginia Dressler, Digital Projects Librarian, co-director
  • Cara Gilgenbach, Head, Special Collections and Archives, co-director
  • Haley Antell, Digital Project Archivist
  • Abigail Sachs, Digital Project Student Assistant
  • Katy Tribuzzo, Digital Project Student Assistant
  • Kayla Henry, Digital Project Student Assistant
  • Lae'l Hughes-Watkins, University Archivist
  • Cindy Kristof, Head, Copyright and Document Services
  • Joe Corall, Senior Applications Developer
  • Jeff Remley, Senior Applications Developer

 

 

2 days ago
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) records are now available online through grant:… https://t.co/Fl0fasFDWM
1 month ago
Harold Kitner May 4 papers available online through grant from the . To view the collection:… https://t.co/1k1vgtNE5p
1 month ago
G. Dennis Cooke papers available online through grant project funded by . To view materials:… https://t.co/OcMES3ZO4R
2 months ago
A press release from ACLU dated July 21, 1970, filing a suit against state officials on behalf of Kent State students https://t.co/UqTNNze2lf