Woodstock Festival (1969 : Bethel, N.Y.)

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Woodstock was a music festival held between August 15–18, 1969, which attracted an audience of more than 400,000. Thirty two acts performed outdoors at Max Yasgur's 600-acre dairy farm in Bethel, New York. It was one of the biggest rock festivals of all time and a cultural touchstone for the late 1960s.
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referencedIn Photographs by and relating to Allen Ginsberg, 1926-1997 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
referencedIn Kesey, Ken. Ken Kesey Merry Pranksters collection, (bulk 1964-1969). University of California, Los Angeles
referencedIn Nelson, Tribbey. Woodstock, 1969 / Tribbey Nelson ; interviewed by Chris Helm Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Braham, Hugh. Woodstock, 1969 / Hugh Braham ; interviewed by Chris Helm Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Aron, Marlene. Woodstock, NY / Marlene Aron ; interviewed by Chris Helm Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Braham, Jeannette. Woodstock, 1969 / Jeannette Braham ; interviewed by Chris Helm Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Broadside Collection, 1962-1991 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Russel B. Nye Popular Culture Collection. Woodstock festivals : file of clippings and miscellanea. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
referencedIn Lapresta, Timothy. Woodstock, NY / Timothy Lapresta ; interviewed by Chris Helm Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Burke, Kate. Woodstock, NY / Kate Burke ; interviewed by Chris Helm Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Ives, Sandor. Woodstock, 1969 / Ives Sandor ; interviewed by Chris Helm Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Watts, Richard. Woodstock, NY / Richard Watts ; interviewed by Molly McNamara Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Ewing, James Hunter, 1842-1922. Accounts, 1859-1884. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Billy Faier Collection, 1955-2003 Southern Folklife Collection
referencedIn Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968,. Letters to Clifford Kiracofe, Jr. [manuscript], 1963, 1969. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Vansuch, Alexandra. Woodstock, 1969 / Alexandra Vansuch ; interviewed by Chris Helm Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Mallory, Kenneth. Woodstock, 1969 / Kenneth Mallory ; interviewed by Chris Helm Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Turk, John R. Woodstock concert of 1969 / John R. Turk ; interviewed by Molly McNamara. Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Weimer, Daniel. Woodstock, 1969 / Daniel Weimer ; interviewed by Chris Helm Youngstown State University, William F. Maag Jr. Library
referencedIn Kennedy, Robert F., 1925-1968,. Letters to Clifford Kiracofe, Jr., 1963, 1969. University of Virginia. Library
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associatedWith Aron, Marlene. person
participantIn Baez, Joan person
participantIn Band, The (musical group) corporateBody
participantIn Blood, Sweat, and Tears (Musical group) corporateBody
associatedWith Braham, Hugh. person
associatedWith Braham, Jeannette. person
associatedWith Broadside. corporateBody
associatedWith Burke, Kate. person
participantIn Butterfield, Paul person
participantIn Canned Heat (Musical group) corporateBody
participantIn Cocker, Joe person
participantIn Country Joe McDonald person
participantIn Creedence Clearwater Revival (Musical group) corporateBody
participantIn Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young corporateBody
associatedWith Ewing, James Hunter, 1842-1922. person
associatedWith Faier, Billy. person
associatedWith Ginsberg, Allen person
participantIn Grateful Dead (Musical group) corporateBody
participantIn Guthrie, Arlo person
participantIn Hardin, Tim person
participantIn Havens, Richie person
participantIn Hendrix, Jimi person
participantIn Incredible String Band corporateBody
associatedWith Ives, Sandor. person
participantIn Jefferson Airplane (Musical group) corporateBody
participantIn Joplin, Janis person
associatedWith Kesey, Ken. person
associatedWith Lang, Michael, 1944-.... person
associatedWith Lapresta, Timothy. person
associatedWith Mallory, Kenneth. person
participantIn Melanie, 1947- person
associatedWith Nelson, Tribbey. person
associatedWith Rosenman, Joel person
participantIn Santana (Musical group) corporateBody
participantIn Satchidananda, Swami, 1914-2002 person
participantIn Sebastian, John, 1944- person
Sha Na Na (Musical group) corporateBody
participantIn Shankar, Ravi, 1920-2012 person
participantIn Sly & the Family Stone (Musical group) corporateBody
participantIn Ten Years After (Musical group) corporateBody
associatedWith Turk, John R. person
associatedWith Vansuch, Alexandra. person
associatedWith Watts, Richard. person
associatedWith Weimer, Daniel. person
participantIn Who (Musical group) corporateBody
participantIn Winter, Johnny person
associatedWith Yasgur, Max B., 1919-1973 person
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Bethel NY US
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Active 1969-08-15

Active 1969-08-18

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