Sounds of history at Kent State

By Hannah Shaffer, F/G Scholar

The Victory Bell

The Victory Bell was originally used to celebrate football victories, but was later used as a gathering place during the protests surrounding the May 4 shootings.

 

The site of the shooting 

The hill where the Ohio National Guard appeared to retreat before turning and shooting at students. Photo by Nicole Ziege 

https://soundcloud.com/user-427849681/the-site-of-the-shooting 

The site of the first injury 

The four students killed 

Jeffrey Miller’s Memorial. Photo by Evan Heichelbech
 
Allison Krause’s Memorial.
 
William Schroeder’s memorial. Photo courtesy of the May 4 Archives.
 
Sandra Schuer’s Memorial. Photo by Nicole Ziege.

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