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Peter Obranovich Sitting on Horseback

Date: April 25 1970
Description: Peter Obranovich (better known at the time as "Pete Bobo"), promoter for the festival, talking to a small group of festival staff from horseback at the Sou...
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Peter Obranovich on Horseback

Date: April 25 1970
Description: Peter Obranovich (better known at the time as "Pete Bobo"), promoter for the festival, on horseback riding up to address the festival staff near the campin...
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Peter Obranovich Sitting on Horseback

Date: April 25 1970
Description: Peter Obranovich (better known at the time as "Pete Bobo"), promoter for the festival, on horseback talking to festival staff at the Sound Storm music fest...
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Geoff Cook and Others Playing Guitars

Date: 1970
Description: Geoff Cook, wearing suit jacket, and other unidentified individuals, sit on library mall playing guitars.
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Peter Obranovich on Stage

Date: April 25 1970
Description: Peter Obranovich (better known at the time as "Pete Bobo"), promoter for the festival, wearing a blue and yellow bucket hat, standing on the side of the st...
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Sound Storm Festival Crowd

Date: April 25 1970
Description: Elevated view of crowd of audience members at the Sound Storm music festival.
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Jeff Amundson Singing with The Bowery Boys

Date: April 25 1970
Description: Jeff Amundson singing with The Bowery Boys at the Sound Storm Music festival.
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Sound Storm Festival Crowd

Date: April 25 1970
Description: Elevated view of Sound Storm music festival audience near the crowded stage.
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Unknown Woman Near Memorial Library

Date: 1970
Description: Unidentified young woman holding a large candle near a display of candles next to the University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Library. Bikes are parked in...
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Group on Memorial Union Terrace

Date: 1970
Description: A group of people sitting at brightly colored tables and chairs on the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union Terrace. Lake Mendota is visible in the backg...
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Geoff Cook and Others Playing Guitars

Date: 1970
Description: Geoff Cook, wearing suit jacket, and other unidentified individuals, sit on the ground at library mall playing guitars.
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Campfires Illuminating Festival Crowd

Date: April 25 1970
Description: The crowded Sound Storm music festival audience with hundreds of campfires illuminating the night.
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Crow Guitarist and Drummer Practice in Back of Truck

Date: April 25 1970
Description: Guitarist Dick Wiegand and drummer Denny Craswell of Minneapolis rock band Crow, along with an unidentified woman, practice in the back of a moving truck b...
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Grateful Dead on Stage

Date: April 26 1970
Description: The Grateful Dead mid-performance as viewed from the audience. People are also watching from a scaffolding behind the stage.
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Ron "Pigpen" McKernan Playing Keyboards

Date: April 26 1970
Description: Ron "Pigpen" McKernan playing keyboards on stage with the Grateful Dead. His t-shirt reads "Fillmore West."
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Jerry Garcia Playing Guitar on Stage

Date: April 26 1970
Description: Jerry Garcia, guitarist for the Grateful Dead, playing on stage at the Sound Storm festival. An audience member is visible sitting on the scaffolding behin...
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Ron "Pigpen" McKernan Playing Tambourine

Date: April 26 1970
Description: Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, keyboardist and percussionist for the Grateful Dead, sitting at his keyboard mid-performance, playing a tambourine. His t-shirt read...
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Grateful Dead Performing on Stage

Date: April 26 1970
Description: The Grateful Dead, featuring Bill Kreutzmann, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, and Mickey Hart, playing on stage at the Sound Storm Festival with the audience in the b...
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Biker on Stage at Night

Date: April 25 1970
Description: A biker wearing a fringed leather jacket with a sleeveless denim jacket over it that reads "Windy City M.C. Chicago" stands on the side of the Sound Storm...
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Couple Stand near Parked Cars

Date: April 25 1970
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...

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