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Jim Mueller, Oral History
Recorded on October 24, 2007
Resident of Akron, Ohio, in 1970
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A student at the University of Akron during the 1960s and a resident of Akron in 1970, Jim Mueller discusses his memories of the days surrounding the shootings on the Kent State campus. He describes his trip to Columbus on May 5, 1970, in which he went to the Ohio Statehouse to make a citizen's arrest of Governor Rhodes. He discusses attending the annual May 4 commemorations and his later involvement with the May 4 Task Force.
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Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970
Kent State Shootings, Kent, Ohio, 1970--Anniversaries, etc.
Kent State University. May 4th Task Force
Krause, Allison, 1951-1970--Death and burial
Ohio. Army National Guard
Rhodes, James A. (James Allen), 1909-2001
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements
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