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October 10, 2023 - October 10, 2023
Warren Library
444 Mahoning Ave. NW
Warren, OH 44483




6 - 7:30 p.m.




Warren-Trumbull County Public Library
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Culture/Counterculture looks at fashions of the 1960s and early 1970s with a particular focus on the generation gap during that period. The presentation relates to the recent exhibition at the Kent State University Museum which was scheduled to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Kent State’s shootings on May 4, 1970. The shootings of Kent State University students by the Ohio National Guard brought to a head the cultural divides that had split the nation. There was a sharp contrast between supporters of the establishment and those opposed – the culture and the counterculture. These social and political cleavages in society saw their clear expression in the fashions of the time. The presentation will showcase images of pieces drawn from the rich holdings of the university’s historic costume collection. (Photos courtesy of Kent State University Museum) Information about Trumbull County Reads 2023: