SEARCH UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
Student at Kent State University in 1970
|Date of Interview||
A Kent State University undergraduate art student in 1970, Laura Dressler relates her memories of the events surrounding the shootings on campus. She was on campus on Monday, May 4; she was in the old Student Union near The Commons when the shootings took place. She describes an argument she had with a member of the National Guard a few days after the shootings and also discusses completing her classes after the campus had been closed and meeting Allen Ginsberg during the Creative Arts Festival on campus the following year.
|Length of Interview||
|Time Period discussed||
Armored vehicles, Military
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
Kent State University. Student Union
Ohio. Army National Guard
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements
Special Collections and Archives
This digital object is owned by Kent State University and may be protected by U.S. Copyright law (Title 17, USC). Please include proper citation and credit for use of this item. Use in publications or productions is prohibited without written permission from Kent State University. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives for more information.
Kent State University
|DPLA Rights Statement||
|Format of Original||
audio digital file
The content of oral history interviews, written narratives and commentaries is personal and interpretive in nature, relying on memories, experiences, perceptions, and opinions of individuals. They do not represent the policy, views or official history of Kent State University and the University makes no assertions about the veracity of statements made by individuals participating in the project. Users are urged to independently corroborate and further research the factual elements of these narratives especially in works of scholarship and journalism based in whole or in part upon the narratives shared in the May 4 Collection and the Kent State Shootings Oral History Project.
May 4 Collection