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Audio Footage in the May 4 Collection: Kent State Shootings Digital Archive

Finding Audio in the Digital Archive

The Kent State Shootings Digital Archive, created and maintained by the department of Special Collections and Archives, includes thousands of items selected from the May 4 Collection that have been put into digital format. This digital archive enables you to search for materials in several different ways such as by subject, geographical location, sub-collection, or keyword. It provides a centralized place to browse or search for images, documents, and is a great place to start your audio footage research:

An easy way to start exploring is to Browse by "Subject Area"and select "Audio recording" from the drop-down menu. In order to hear the audio recording, ensure your computer's or device's speakers are on and volume is turned up.