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Kent State Shootings: Oral History Project

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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,…

Judith Frohlich Oral History

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Judith Frohlich was a graduate student living on campus in Allerton Married Student Housing in 1970. She was also working full-time as a fourth grade…

Richard Chemel Oral History

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Richard Chemel was a student majoring in telecommunications at Kent State University in 1970. He was an eyewitness to the shootings on May 4 and…

Phyllis O'Connor Oral History

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Phyllis O'Connor was a student at Ellet High School in Akron, Ohio, in 1970. On the day of the shootings, her father took her with him and they gave…

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