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Massive crowd in attendance on the grounds of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville for The Who concert, August 16, 1971.

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Identifier: N45562

Title: Massive crowd in attendance on the grounds of Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville for The Who concert, August 16, 1971.

Description: Crowd of young men and women in casual attire stake out ground seating for concert by The Who at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, August 16, 1971, part of the Mississippi River Festival. Twenty thousand were in attendance by late afternoon, with a total crowd of over 33,000 at night. People are dressed in jeans and shirts, although some men are shirtless. Black and white photograph.

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Dates: 1971-08-16

Type(s): Photograph
Image

Maker/Creator: James Carrington, St. Louis Globe-Democrat

Subjects: Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
SIUE
The Who
concert
crowd
Men
Women
Youth
hippies
Fashion
jeans
Hair
Rock music
Mississippi River Festival
counterculture
black and white
horizontal
Clothing and dress
Music

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