McCrea 1971

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Documentary about the Celebration of Life festival held in McCrea, Louisiana in June of 1971, including photographs and footage from the event and interviews with attendees and other involved individuals.

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1 digital video (33 min., 17 sec.) : sd., col.

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Brilleaux, Nicholas & Caro, Scott 2013.

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Documentary about the Celebration of Life festival held in McCrea, Louisiana in June of 1971, including photographs and footage from the event and interviews with attendees and other involved individuals.

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1 digital video (33 min., 17 sec.) : sd., col.

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Published description: "Slated as an 8-day music festival in June of 1971, the Celebration of Life drew over 60,000 attendees from across America to a small crossroads called McCrea, situated along Louisiana's Atchafalaya River. Directed by Nick Brilleaux and Scott Caro, the half-hour-long documentary features long-lost film footage in additional to an original soundtrack by Louisiana-based artists." - www.mccrea1971.com

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  • Preferred Citation: Steven Fromholz Papers (AR0944), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Steven Fromholz Papers

Material related to the life and work of Steven Fromholz, original Outlaw country music member, Texas Music Legends Hall of Fame inducted singer-songwriter, lauded outdoor guide, published author, and 2007 Texas Poet Laureate.

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  • 2013

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  • April 27, 2022, 6:58 p.m.

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  • June 22, 2022, 10:41 a.m.

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Brilleaux, Nicholas & Caro, Scott. McCrea 1971, video, 2013; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1923927/: accessed August 11, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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