As we come up on the 40th anniversary of the Woodstock Music & Arts Festival, it’s hard to envision that there’s anything that hasn’t been seen or read about the historic concert.
Then this comes along this week:
According to USA Today this morning, Dan Garson, a 17-year-old from New Haven, Conn., hitched to the 1969 festival with camera in hand. He was shooting the pics for his high school newspaper.
Garson apparently ran some of the photos in the paper. But quite a few of them were stashed in a cardboard box and stuck in his parents’ basement, all but forgotten.
They’ve surfaced now.
Being a teenager, Garson’s images were outside the norm: He didn’t hang with the press, so got candid shots that differed from the traditional images. It’s quite a cool view of the festival.
You can check out the photos through this USA Today link.
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