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Smith, Frank, Photographs, 1970

Frank Smith, Photographs, May 1970

May 4 Collection -- Box 184


Inventory

Prepared by Kevin Ferst, August 7, 2002, updated December 12, 2002
1 small document case, .16 cubic feet, 12th floor


Biographical Note

Professor of Mathematical Sciences Frank Smith began his career at Kent State University in 1969. His research interests include partially-ordered algebras and general topological spaces. He has traveled and lectured extensively, including international appointments at the University of Leicester and the University of Bucharest. During the time this collection of photos of events surrounding the May 4, 1970 tragedy was taken, he was on a teaching development leave, and living in the city of Kent.

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs taken around Kent State University campus and Kent city, during the events associated with the May 4, 1970 tragedy. All photographs have been digitized and can be viewed by selecting link in inventory below. Included are images of the burned ROTC building; various images of National Guard personnel and vehicles on campus; the Pagoda; the Victory Bell; the Drumm Sculpture, and miscellaneous campus locations.


Box 184

Folder -- Contents
  1. Photograph: [Group in front of burned ROTC building, May 4, near noon]
  2. Photograph: [Group in front of burned ROTC building, May 4, near noon]
  3. Photograph: [Group in front of burned ROTC building, May 4, near noon]
  4. Photograph: [National Guard personnel and vehicle, campus, May 4, near noon]
  5. Photograph: [Group in front of burned ROTC building, May 4, near noon]
  6. Photograph: [National Guard personnel, standing in front of University Theatre sign, week of May 4]
  7. Photograph: [National Guard personnel and vehicle, in front of University Theatre sign, week of May 4]
  8. Photograph: [National Guard personnel and vehicle, at corner of Main and Lincoln, week of May 4]
  9. Photograph: [National Guard personnel and vehicle, Summit Street towards Memorial Gym]
  10. Photograph: [Silver Oaks Apartments]
  11. Photograph: [Tri-Towers dormitories]
  12. Photograph: [Silver Oaks Apartments]
  13. Photograph: [National Guard vehicle, Loop Road]
  14. Photograph: [Radio tower]
  15. Photograph: [National Guard vehicle, by Radio tower]
  16. Photograph: [National Guard station wagon, by Radio tower]
  17. Photograph: [National Guard vehicles, Kent Fire Station, corner of Day Street and Depeyster Street, City Hall in back]
  18. Photograph: [National Guard personnel and vehicle, corner of Main and Lincoln]
  19. Photograph: [National Guard personnel and vehicle, corner of Hilltop and Lincoln]
  20. Photograph: [National Guard vehicles, old University School parking lot]
  21. Photograph: [National Guard vehicles, old University School parking lot]
  22. Photograph: [National Guard vehicles, campus, new library in background]
  23. Photograph: [National Guard vehicles, Williams Hall]
  24. Photograph: [Newman Center]
  25. Photograph: [Loop drive (near Horning) road closure]
  26. Photograph: [Corner of Loop and Summit, Loop road closure]
  27. Photograph: [Burned barn]
  28. Photograph: [National Guard personnel, Terrace Drive near Summit, check point for faculty to enter campus for first faculty meetings]
  29. Photograph: [National Guard vehicles, campus]
  30. Photograph: [National Guard vehicles, campus]
  31. Photograph: [Unidentified man on roof, Silver Oaks Apartments]
  32. Photograph: [University Auditorium, all faculty meeting]
  33. Photograph: [University Auditorium, all faculty meeting]
  34. Photograph: [University Auditorium, all faculty meeting, President White]
  35. Photograph: [University Auditorium, all faculty meeting, Provost Flower?]
  36. Photograph: [Punderson State Park, Arts and Science group]
  37. Photograph: [Punderson State Park, Arts and Science group]
  38. Photograph: [Punderson State Park, Arts and Science group]
  39. Photograph: [Punderson State Park, Arts and Science group]
  40. Photograph: [Punderson State Park, Arts and Science group, Bruce Harkness?, Dean of Arts and Sciences]
  41. Photograph: [Punderson State Park, Arts and Science group]
  42. Photograph: [Punderson State Park, Arts and Science group]
  43. Photograph: [Flowers, Taylor Hall and Commons in background]
  44. Photograph: [Burned ROTC building]
  45. Photograph: [Burned ROTC building]
  46. Photograph: [Burned ROTC building]
  47. Photograph: [Burned ROTC building]
  48. Photograph: [Burned ROTC building]
  49. Photograph: [Hill behind Taylor Hall towards practice field]
  50. Photograph: [Pagoda and Drumm sculpture]
  51. Photograph: [Drumm scupture]
  52. Photograph: [Closeup of bullethole in Drumm sculpture]
  53. Photograph: [Bullethole in tree by Drumm sculpture]
  54. Photograph: [Prentice Hall parking lot, site of Miller's death, bloodstains?]
  55. Photograph: [Prentice Hall parking lot, site of Miller's death, bloodstains?]
  56. Photograph: [Bullet trench in grass]
  57. Photograph: [Commons, Heating Plant in background]
  58. Photograph: [Victory Bell]
  59. Photograph: [Unidentified car, Merrill Hall circle]
  60. Photograph: [Unidentified car, check point to enter campus]

 
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