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Kent State Shootings: Oral History Project

Recently Added Oral Histories

Karl Liske Oral History

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Karl Liske lived in Kent, Ohio, and worked for the Postal Service in 1970. In this oral history, he relates his memories from the days surrounding the…

Howard Mechanic Oral History

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Howard Mechanic was a senior at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, in the spring of 1970. He had been involved in the anti-war protest…

Myron Midcap Oral History

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Myron Midcap was eighteen years old in 1970. He happened to be in downtown Kent with friends from Mogadore, Ohio, on the night of Friday May 1, 1970,…

John Thomas Oral History

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John Thomas grew up in Kent, Ohio, and was a ninth-grade student at Davey Junior High School in the spring of 1970. In this oral history, he discusses…

Lynne E. Johnsen Houtz, PhD, Oral History

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Lynne E. Johnsen Houtz, PhD was an undergraduate student majoring in education at Kent State University in 1970. In this oral history, she discusses…

Richard Ruggles Oral History

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Richard Ruggles was a senior majoring in education at Kent State University in 1970. In this oral history, he shares his memories from the days…

Pat (North) Gless Oral History

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Pat (North) Gless was a nursing student at Kent State University in 1970. In this oral history, she shares memories of her life as a student,…

Anne Andrews Oral History

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Anne Andrews was a graduate student at Kent State University in 1970. In this oral history, she relates her memories from the day of the shootings and…

Gusztav Asboth Oral History

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Gustav Asboth was a graduate student at Kent State University in 1970. He had been on active duty in the military before coming to Kent State and was…

Sharon Rapaport Fineman Oral History

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Sharon Rapaport Fineman was a freshman at Kent State University in 1970. In this oral history, she talks about her life and experiences on campus with…

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