This August 1969 photo shows the crowd that attended the Woodstock Music & Art Fair in Bethel, N.Y. More than 400,000 people attend the iconic festival, better known as Woodstock, billed as "Three Days of Peace."
A view of part of the crowd at the Woodstock festival, held on a 600-acre pasture in the Catskill Mountains near White Lake in Bethel, N.Y., in August 1969. The festival, billed as "Thee Days of Peace and Music," started on Friday, Aug. 15. More than 400,000 people attended.
A woman helps herself to a free food ration in the camp area at the Woodstock music festival in Bethel, N.Y., on Aug. 15, 1969.
A couple hugs during the Woodstock festival in Bethel, N.Y.
In this Aug. 1969 photo, concert-goers sit on the roof of a Volkswagen bus at Woodstock. The festival, officially named the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, drew more than 400,000 people to Bethel, N.Y., to hear artists such as Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin perform.
The crowd at Woodstock Music & Art Fair, which ran from Aug. 15-17, 1969.
Music fans jam the highway after leaving Woodstock in Bethel, N.Y. The festival, billed as "Thee Days of Peace and Music," ran from Aug. 15-17, 1969. More than 400,000 people attended.