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National History Day Help: May 4 Collection: Home

A guide to help students preparing National History Day projects that relate to the May 4, 1970 Kent State shootings.

About this guide

The May 4 Collection in the Department of Special Collections and Archives was created to assist researchers and the general public in locating information sources related to the Kent State shootings and their aftermath. The May 4 Collection currently contains over 300 cubic feet of archival material and continues to grow.

This particular guide was designed to assist you to find content that might be helpful for creation of National History Day projects that relate to the Kent State shootings of May 4, 1970.

image of National Guard personnel on Kent campusIMAGE: MAY 4 COLLECTION. Frank Smith PHOTOGRAPHS. KENT STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AND ARCHIVES.