Special Collections and Archives

Panoramic Photos of Kent, Ravenna, and Kent State

Special Collections and Archives

Panoramic Photos of Kent, Ravenna, and Kent State

Kent State Normal College, Cities of Kent and Ravenna, Ohio, Panoramic Photographs

Finding Aid

Prepared by Cara Gilgenbach, July 13, 2005


Inclusive Dates: 1914-1927
Extent: 
18 panoramic photographs
Physical Location: 11th floor


Scope and Content: This collection contains panoramic photographs taken of the Kent State Normal College and the cities of Kent and Ravenna during the first quarter of the twentieth-century. The photographs have been de-framed for conservation of the images. Some photographs are partially damaged due to their previous storage conditions.

Accruals: Additional photographs will be added to this collection as they are processed.


Kent State Normal College

  1. Kent State Normal College, Extension Day, May 16, 1914 [group photograph of students, faculty, and staff]
  2. Kent State Normal College, May Day, May 16, 1914 [maypole dance and spectators]
  3. Kent State Normal College, Summer Term, 1914 [copy 1] [students, faculty, and staff pictured on front campus]
  4. Kent State Normal College, Summer Term, 1914 [copy 2] [students, faculty, and staff pictured on front campus]
  5. Kent State Normal College, Summer Term, 1914 [copy 3] [students, faculty, and staff pictured on front campus]
  6. Kent State Normal College, [no date; 191?]
  7. Kent State Normal College, July 28, 1921 [large panoramic showing all of front campus with students, faculty and staff standing outside of buildings] [copy 1]
  8. Kent State Normal College, July 28, 1921 [large panoramic showing all of front campus with students, faculty and staff standing outside of buildings] [copy 2; includes enrollment figures]
  9. Kent State Normal College, 1922 [students, faculty, and staff pictured on front campus, with enrollment figures noted on photograph, with central inset image of President John McGilvrey]
  10. Kent State Normal College, July 15, 1922 [students, faculty, and staff pictured on front campus, with enrollment figures noted on photograph]
  11. Kent State Normal College, Group at Niagara Falls [student and faculty trip to Niagara Falls], 1924 [copy 1]
  12. Kent State Normal College, Group at Niagara Falls [student and faculty trip to Niagara Falls], 1924 [copy 2]
  13. Kent State Normal College, Summer School, 1927 [students, faculty, and staff pictured on front campus]
  14. Kent State Teachers College, undated [bird's eye view of original campus buildings, front campus]
  15. "Airscope of Kent State Teacher's College," undated

City of Kent, Ohio

  1. Kent, Ohio, June 3, 1927 [close aerial of downtown]
  2. Kent, Ohio, Rotary Club #777, December 1925 [group photograph of members in front of the Franklin Hotel; includes list of persons in photograph]

Ravenna, Ohio

  1. Ravenna, Ohio, June 13, 1927 [downtown]