Kent State Shootings: Digital Archive

Audio Recording: The 1971 Chestnut Burr Record Insert

Kent State Shootings: Digital Archive

Audio Recording: The 1971 Chestnut Burr Record Insert

Description Audio footage used on the record insert that was included in the 1971 Chestnut Burr yearbook. A compiliation of audio footage by WKNT from May 1-4, 1970, produced by Bob Carpenter and Mark Heil. Includes on the scene footage from the May 1 and 2 disturbances in the City of Kent and on campus, including the ROTC building annex fire and excerpts from Governor James Rhodes' press statement in Kent on May 3, 1970. Also included is coverage, including shots fired, on May 4, 1970, and immediate reactions of students and faculty members. Some of the footage is repeated twice on this recording and is more extensive than what was finally included on the record insert as published.
Publisher Chestnut Burr (yearbook)
Date 1970; 1971
Institution Kent State University
Repository Special Collections and Archives
Access Rights 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.

Special Rights Notice
This recording was made and/or donated to Special Collections and Archives by Bob Carpenter. Please ensure the following credit line is included in any paper, presentation, or other authorized use of this content: Bob Carpenter papers. May 4 Collection. Kent State University Libraries. Special Collections and Archives.
Duplication Policy http://www.library.kent.edu/special-collections-and-archives/duplication-policy
Duration 37:21 minutes
DPLA Rights Statement http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
Format of Original audio cassette
Author/Photographer Carpenter, Bob
Subcollection Bob Carpenter papers
Subject(s) Ambulances
Audio recording
Crowds
Curfews
Demonstrations
Eyewitness accounts
Fires
Government officials
Vandalism
May 4 Provenance May 4 Collection