This article discusses the history of the Kent State Shootings Oral History Project, founded by Sandra Perlman Halem in 1990. The Project is currently administered by Elizabeth Campion, May 4 Archivist, Special Collections and Archives in the Kent State University Libraries. The article also focuses on the effort, headed by Kathleen Siebert Medicus, to build a volunteer team and collect oral histories during the year of the 50th commemoration of the shootings. It provides a clear and interesting overview of this ongoing project of the Kent State University Libraries.
Article was published in the Spring 2020 Issue of the Burr magazine.