Browse Items (466 total)

  • Collection: Virginia Tech April 16, 2007 Archives of the University Libraries (MS2008-020)
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B513_F28_P00346_Poem_Undated.pdf

A typewritten poem starting with the line "On just an ordinary day, a weapon drawn and lives forever changed."
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B513_F28_O00129_Poem_2004_04_24.pdf

A typewritten eulogy for the 32 victims, April 24, 2007, by anonymous writer, and "The Mourner's Kaddish" along with the names of the 32 victims
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B513_F28_O00076_Poem_Undated.pdf

Letter with poem, "Young People in Blacksburg Virginia" from anonymous writer
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B513_F28_O00075_Song_Undated.pdf

Hanwritten note with song and notation, "Prayer for Today" (oboe solo)
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B513_F28_O00068_Poem_Undated.jpg

Prayer starting "May there be peace on Earth". The items says this is an "Ancient Indian prayer translated from Sanskrit" with a note for Virginia…
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B513_F28_O00062_Song_Undated.jpg

Hanwritten song with notation, "Prayer for Today" (oboe solo)
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B513_F28_O00038_Poem_Undated.jpg

Photocopy of a poem that says, "I know you're sad and are afraid / because I see your tears. / I'll not be far, I promise that; / and I hope you'll…
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C02290_Card_Undated_002.jpg

Star-shaped sympathy card that says "We Are thinking of You!"
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C02290_Card_Undated_001.jpg

Sympathy card from anonymous child with drawing of a person at a pool, encouraging people to think happy thouhts to feel better
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C01870_Card_Undated.pdf

Sympathy card with message from a member of the [Virginia Tech?] class of 1983 with ribbons and drawings.
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C01869_Card_Undated.jpg

Card, possibly orginally from floral bouquet, that says "All love, sympathy and support. To all of us who have been effected [sic] by the tragedy /…
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C01856_Card_Undated_002.pdf

Anonymous card with a cross in front of a sunset and mountains on one side and a HokieBird on the other side with the words, "Death Leaves A Heartache…
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C01856_Card_Undated_001.pdf

Anonymous card with a cross and HokieBird on one side and a VT on the other side with the words, "Although it's difficult today to see beyond the…
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C01825_Card_Undated.jpg

Anonymous card with the words "strenth", "HOME", "hope", "Faith", "forever", "cherish..", "TOMORROW", "Love", and "peace".
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C01760_Card_Undated.pdf

Anonymous sympathy card with 3D stickers on front and inside. Front of card says, “Sometimes one pivotal moment or event will bring a community…
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C01734_Card_Undated.jpg

A sympathy card from an anonymous writer with the following quotes: “As I searched for meaning in what happened, I finally found it. I found it in…
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C01673_Card_Undated.jpg

A drawing of several hearts in various states of healing with the words, "A broken heart, will never heal, but just in case we'll help."
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C01597_Card_Undated.jpg

A letter of condolence from an anonymous writer within a hand drawn heart. The letter states, "I wish I could bring some peace to your lives, to help…
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F20_C01209_Card_Undated.pdf

Handwritten on the front of the card is, "I pray that the Lord Jesus chist [sic] will bless you and be kind to you[.] May God [bless?] you with his…
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F19_C02361_Card_Undated.jpg

A green card with a drawing of a heart, crowned with a halo, with wings in the background, and the number "32" on the front. The drawing is over the…
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F19_C02245_Card_Undated.jpg

Sympathy card contains a drawing of the HokieBird as a phoenix rising out of ashes over the date "4.16.07" next to what is presumably the artist's…
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F19_C02220_Card_Undated.jpg

A drawing of candles and sparklers, which says "Let all see my picture (if mamorial [sic] made, put on mamorial [sic] - [Emerson?]"
Ms2008_020_April162007Archives_B348_F19_C02096_Card_Undated.pdf

A memorial mass enrollment card from the Society of the Little Flower requested by "A Mother - Florida".
WeRemember Digital Exhibit Image.jpg

A still image of the vigil outside Burruss Hall following April 16, 2007 with the Communities of Caring exhibit title in the lower left.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/VLEA2NDLINE.jpg

Notes about the painting from Cheryl (Luna) Robinson, VT Class of 1980, Elementary Education: In New Orleans, a Jazz Funeral includes a Second Line,…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/S7L1P0641.jpg

Sent for first anniversary. Painting depicts students at a candlelight vigil.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/S6L1T0164.jpg

This memorial textile was presented to the University Libraries by Lumbantoruan's parents when they came to Virginia Tech to accept his degree. …
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/S6L1P0513A.jpg

Two views of a glossy poster with photograph of the group with an airplane behind them with messages and signatures around the border
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/S6L1H0196A.jpg

Three views of one yellow and multi-colored handmade quilt
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/S6L1H0182.jpg

Drawing features portraits of the victims
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/S6L1C2239.jpg

Crown was found on Virginia Tech Drillfield
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/S6L1C2067A.jpg

Two views of a written message
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