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BGSU After the Kent State Shootings

The Kent State Shootings, also known as the Kent State Massacre, occurred at Kent State University on May 4, 1970. During the event, the Ohio National Guard fired upon students – killing four and injuring nine. Nationwide, there was a great response to the shootings. Many universities, colleges, and high school across the United States closed. Bowling Green State University responded in its own way, by keeping campus open and promoting peaceful student protests. This exhibit explores the hours, days, and weeks following the Kent State shootings on the campus of BGSU.


This exhibit was created by Mike Intranuovo, Stephen Charter, and Samantha Ashby.

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