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Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A view of tents up a hill at the site of the Sound Storm Music Festival a couple of days before the event began.

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A group of audience members crowd around a camper, and two automobiles. Two men are leaning on a trailer carrying large tanks, perhaps generators.

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: Four workers amid construction of food stalls out of plywood a day or two before the beginning of the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: Workers amid construction of the stage and the scaffolding that will hold speakers.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A couple stand near a group of parked cars away from the audience, including a Pontiac and a Plymouth. Behind them is a crowd of men standing in front of a...

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A group of three young workers amid construction of plywood stalls. There is a station wagon in the background. A few tents are set up on the hill in the b...

Photograph

Couple Kissing

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A young couple kisses in the audience of the Sound Storm music festival. The young woman is wearing a flower print dress and the young man is wearing a hat...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: An unidentified trumpeter, shirtless and wearing bell-bottoms, performing at the front of the stage at the Sound Storm music festival, as seen from the rea...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Elevated view of Sound Storm music festival audience as seen from the stage. Trucks, camper vans, and tents crowd the hill in the background.

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: Overhead view of the Sound Storm music festival stage under construction as viewed from scaffolding.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, bassist and guitarist (respectively) in the Grateful Dead, mid-performance at the Sound Storm festival. The bass guitar is made by...

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: A nude man with long hair dances on top of a U-Haul moving truck. Two people in the foreground are near a Sunn brand amplifier on the bottom right.

Photograph

Two Wilson Girls

Date: 1895 ca.

Description: Studio double portrait of two “Wilson girls”.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Two young female audience members, one wearing a paisley print dress, the other wearing an American flag print dress, sit in the camping area smoking marij...

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A helicopter drops papers onto the audience at the Sound Storm music festival. It was widely rumored that Ken Kesey was at the festival and that he dropped...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from audience of an unidentified band performing on stage at night at the Sound Storm music festival.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Elevated view of crowd of audience members at the Sound Storm music festival. A few of the men in the foreground are shirtless, while others are wearing ei...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: Stage announcer reading from a small notebook into a microphone, as seen from stage left. In the background festival staff are setting up the stage. A smal...

Date: 1970-04-23 ca.

Description: A small area of farmland cleared to be the location of the stage on the York farm property which would shortly be the site of the Sound Storm music festiva...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Mickey Hart, drummer for the Grateful Dead, performing with the band on stage at the Sound Storm music festival. Guitarist Bob Weir is visible on the right...

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