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Kent State Shootings: Oral History Project

Recently Added Oral Histories

Robert Giles Oral History

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Robert Giles was the managing editor of the Beacon Journal newspaper in Akron, Ohio, in 1970. The editor, Ben Maidenburg, was out of the country at…

Doug Guthrie Oral History

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Doug Guthrie was an undergraduate studying sociology at Kent State University in 1970. He discusses his early years on campus and how he was part of a…

Harold Carpenter Oral History

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In 1970, Harold Carpenter was a high school teacher at Kent State's laboratory school, called the University School, on the Kent campus. He taught…

Glen Schultz Oral History

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Glen Schultz was a graduate student studying architecture at Kent State University in 1970. He had begun his studies at Kent State as a freshman in…

Paul Tople Oral History

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Paul Tople was an undergraduate student studying photojournalism at Kent State University in 1970. He started as a freshman in 1966 and worked for the…

Larry Shank Oral History

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Larry Shank was an undergraduate student at Kent State University from 1965-1971. He had a job on campus at the University Supply Center and also…

Jeff Hoffman Oral History

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Jeff Hoffman was a sophomore at Kent State University in 1970. He shares his eyewitness account of the May 4 shootings along with events he observed…

Donald Grant Oral History

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Donald Grant was a junior majoring in business at Kent State University in 1970. He was a member of the Delta Upsilon fraternity; their fraternity…

Martin Gallagher Oral History

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Martin Gallagher was a freshman in the aeronautics program at Kent State University in 1970. He discusses his memories of the mood on campus during…

Kenneth Frohlich Oral History

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Kenneth Frohlich was a faculty member who was also working on his dissertation in mathematics at Kent State University in 1970. He and his wife,…

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