May 23, 2014 Isla Vista Memorial archive

Title

May 23, 2014 Isla Vista Memorial archive

Description

The May 23, 2014 Isla Vista Memorial Archive consists mainly of condolence items left at spontaneous memorial sites, as well as items sent to the university in the wake of the incident that occurred on May 23, 2014, in which six UCSB students were killed and 14 other persons were injured. Other materials represent how the university and the community responded to the incident. There are also materials related to the first year anniversary memorial events. The series organization is by provenance including memorial sites and offices that donated materials. The bulk of the materials were received in the first few months following the incident.

Creator

Processed by Anne M. Platoff, Katrina Chavéz, Scott Hansen, Erik Larsen, Ori Ortiz, Christina Scholze, Bruno Tomasini,
Lauren Trujillo, 2015-2016

Collection Items

We Remember Them Exhibition Banner
View of the "We Remember Them" exhibition banner outside of the entrance of the exhibition.

We Remember Them Entry Panel
View of the entry panel upon entering the exhibition. The "We Remember Them" title was in English, Chinese, and Spanish.

Introduction to We Remember Them Exhibition
View of the introduction room. The introductory room provided visitors with counseling resources and materials about the exhibition.

We Remember Them Exhibition Floor Plan
"We Remember Them" exhibition floor plan outline.

We Remember Them Room
View of "We Remember Them" room from the entryway.

We Remember Them Room Paper Cranes
View of the "We Remember Them" Room paper cranes art installation as visitor walks through the space.

Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez Display
View of the Christopher Ross Michaels-Martinez display in "We Remember Them" room. Display features his biography; a football that was used to represent his interests signed by friends, family, and community members; a message book; and framed notes…

 Weihan “David” Wang Display
View of the Weihan “David” Wang display in "We Remember Them" room. Display features his biography; a basketball that was used to represent his interests signed by friends, family, and community members; a message book; and framed notes from the…

Katherine “Katie” Breann Cooper Display
View of the Katherine “Katie” Breann Cooper display in "We Remember Them" room. Display features her biography; a pair of ballroom dance shoes that were used to represent her interests signed by friends, family, and community members; a message book;…

Veronika Elizabeth Weiss Display
View of the Veronika Elizabeth Weiss display in "We Remember Them" room. Display features her biography; a water polo ball that was used to represent her interests signed by friends, family, and community members; a message book; and framed notes…
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