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Stage Scaffolding

Date: 1970-04-23 

Description: Two people sit on construction scaffolding on a stage. The scaffolding is littered with electronic equipment to be used with the Sound Storm music festival...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A crowd of African-American men standing and sitting in the camping area of the Sound Storm music festival before most of the audience arrives.

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Elevated view of the Grateful Dead mid-performance as viewed from scaffolding above the stage, in front of rows of speakers and amplifiers. Audience member...

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Unpacking Apples

Date: 1970-04-23 

Description: A group of people eat and help unload crates of apples from a U-Haul trailer in the campground area of the Sound Storm music festival during the constructi...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from stage of Phil Lesh and Ron "Pigpen" McKernan playing with the Grateful Dead. Behind them, Mickey Hart and Jerry Garcia are visible.

Date: 1970-04-25 

Description: A group of bikers in leather jackets that read "Drifters MC Property of Sugar Bear" and "Drifters MC Rockford" seated in the Sound Storm audience.

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from below front of stage of Paul Cotton, guitar player and vocalist for Illinois Speed Press, playing a Gibson guitar on stage at night at the Sound...

Date: 1970-04-23 

Description: Six young people crowd on top of the rear roof of a U-Haul trailer in the camping area of the Sound Storm music festival. There are other audience members...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: The Sound Storm music festival site as seen from the camping area. Attendees mill around many tents, campers and automobiles. In the far background a large...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Grateful Dead bassist, Phil Lesh, wearing a Fillmore West t-shirt, sits on stage surrounded by equipment before performing at the Sound Storm music festiva...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, keyboardist and percussionist for the Grateful Dead, sitting at his keyboard mid-performance, playing a tambourine. His t-shirt read...

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: View from side of stage of Rich Keane, wearing a felt bucket hat and a tie-dyed shirt, performing with Strophe band at the Sound Storm music festival. Stew...

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Bride with Drum Kit

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: A high point of the weekend was the marriage on Sunday of Robert Leslie and Barbara Swenson of the band Northern Comfort. The bride wore flowers in her hai...

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: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A barefoot young female audience member wearing a macrame shirt and smoking a cigarette leans against the ramp to the main stage at the Sound Storm music f...

Date: 1970-04-26 

Description: View from back of stage of the Grateful Dead, featuring Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, and Jerry Garcia, playing on stage at the Sound Storm Festiva...

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: View from above of Grateful Dead on stage, featuring from left to right, Mickey Hart, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, and Jerry Garcia performing at...

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"The Mud King"

Date: 1970-04-25 ca.

Description: A bearded young man, Michael McCormick of Madison, was crowned the "The Mud King." He is covered in dark mud from the banks of nearby Rowan Creek holding a...

Date: 1957 

Description: Inch School No. 6 blocked up to be moved to Lodi.

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