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The first Kohoutek was held in 1974 and featured the Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo, the precursor of Oingo Boingo (the band was founded in 1972 as a performance art group). The second year featured Circus Vargas complete with camel and pony rides.

1974 - The first Kohoutek festival with The Mystic Knights of Oingo Boingo on the stage.

Kohoutek-1974

1974 - The first Kohoutek festival with The Mystic Knights of Oingo Boingo on the stage.
1974 - The first Kohoutek festival with The Mystic Knights of Oingo Boingo on the stage.
1975 - First t-shirt design for Kohoutek II

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1975 - First t-shirt design for Kohoutek II
1975 - First t-shirt design for Kohoutek II
Kohoutek 1975 - The crowd relaxes on the grass in front of McConnell Center.

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Kohoutek 1975 - The crowd relaxes on the grass in front of McConnell Center.
1975 - The crowd relaxes on the grass in front of McConnell Center.
1975 Kohoutek crowd on the Mounds.

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1975 Kohoutek crowd on the Mounds.
1975 - The Kohoutek crowd.
1975 - Watching the Kohoutek festivities from the covered walkway that stretched from McConnell Center to old Sanborn Hall.

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1975 - Watching the Kohoutek festivities from the covered walkway that stretched from McConnell Center to old Sanborn Hall.
1975 - Watching the festivities from the covered walkway that stretched from McConnell Center to old Sanborn Hall.
1975 Kohoutek crowd

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1975 Kohoutek crowd
1975 - The Kohoutek crowd
1975 - Camel rides with the Brant clock tower in the background.

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1975 - Camel rides with the Brant clock tower in the background.
1975 - Camel rides. Note the Brant clock tower in the background.
Kohoutek 1975 - Camel rides

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Kohoutek 1975 - Camel rides
1975 - Camel rides
Kohoutek 1975 - Pony rides for the younger set.

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Kohoutek 1975 - Pony rides for the younger set.
1975 - Pony rides for the younger set.
Kohoutek 1975 - Palmreader

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Kohoutek 1975 - Palmreader
1975 - Palmreader
Student at Kohoutek 1976 with Camp Pitzer t-shirts

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Student at Kohoutek 1976 with Camp Pitzer t-shirts
1976 - Camp Pitzer t-shirts
Kohoutek 1976 - Professor Barry Sanders and family.

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Kohoutek 1976 - Professor Barry Sanders and family.
1976 - Professor Barry Sanders and family.
1978 - Classic Kohoutek image; view from McConnell living room.

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1978 - Classic Kohoutek image; view from McConnell living room.
1978 - Classic Kohoutek image; view from McConnell living room.
1985 - Kohoutek sign

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1985 - Kohoutek sign
1985 - Kohoutek sign
1985 - Kohoutek Performance

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1985 - Kohoutek Performance
1985 - Performance
1985 Khoutek - Doing a little stir frying in front of the stage -- performance art, perhaps?

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1985 Khoutek - Doing a little stir frying in front of the stage -- performance art, perhaps?
1985 - Doing a little stir frying in front of the stage -- performance art, perhaps?
1985 - Kohoutek on the McConnell Apron

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1985 - Kohoutek on the McConnell Apron
1985 - McConnell apron
1985 - Vendors at Kohoutek

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1985 - Vendors at Kohoutek
1985 - Vendors
1985 Kohoutek - When it was cool to smoke

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1985 Kohoutek - When it was cool to smoke
1985 - When it was cool to smoke
1994 - Kohoutek's 20th Anniversary

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1994 - Kohoutek's 20th Anniversary
1994 - Kohoutek's 20th Anniversary
2010 - Kohoutek Preparations

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2010 - Kohoutek Preparations
2010 - Preparations
2010 - McConnell stage

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2010 - McConnell stage
2010 - McConnell stage
2010 - A take on the classic Kohoutek sign

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2010 - A take on the classic Kohoutek sign
2010 - A take on the classic Kohoutek sign
2012 - Students in Kohoutek t-shirts

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2012 - Students in Kohoutek t-shirts
2012 - Students in Kohoutek t-shirts
2012 - Kohoutek shirts for the crowd

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2012 - Kohoutek shirts for the crowd
2012 - Kohoutek shirts for the crowd
2012 - Dancing to the beat of her own drummer

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2012 - Dancing to the beat of her own drummer
2012 - Dancing to the beat of her own drummer
2012 - McConnell stage

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2012 - McConnell stage
2012 - McConnell stage
2014 - Kohoutek comet

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2014 - Kohoutek comet
2014 - Kohoutek comet
2015 - Kohoutek comet under wraps

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2015 - Kohoutek comet under wraps
2015 - Kohoutek comet under wraps
2015 - One of the first performances is by staff member Pepe

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2015 - One of the first performances is by staff member Pepe
2015 - One of the first performances is by staff member Pepe

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1974 - The first Kohoutek festival with The Mystic Knights of Oingo Boingo on the stage.

Kohoutek-1974

1974 - The first Kohoutek festival with The Mystic Knights of Oingo Boingo on the stage.
1974 - The first Kohoutek festival with The Mystic Knights of Oingo Boingo on the stage.
1975 - First t-shirt design for Kohoutek II

kohoutek-II-1975-tshirts

1975 - First t-shirt design for Kohoutek II
1975 - First t-shirt design for Kohoutek II
Kohoutek 1975 - The crowd relaxes on the grass in front of McConnell Center.

kohoutek-II-1975-tepee

Kohoutek 1975 - The crowd relaxes on the grass in front of McConnell Center.
1975 - The crowd relaxes on the grass in front of McConnell Center.
1975 Kohoutek crowd on the Mounds.

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1975 Kohoutek crowd on the Mounds.
1975 - The Kohoutek crowd.
1975 - Watching the Kohoutek festivities from the covered walkway that stretched from McConnell Center to old Sanborn Hall.

kohoutek-II-1975-watching

1975 - Watching the Kohoutek festivities from the covered walkway that stretched from McConnell Center to old Sanborn Hall.
1975 - Watching the festivities from the covered walkway that stretched from McConnell Center to old Sanborn Hall.
1975 Kohoutek crowd

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1975 Kohoutek crowd
1975 - The Kohoutek crowd
1975 - Camel rides with the Brant clock tower in the background.

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1975 - Camel rides with the Brant clock tower in the background.
1975 - Camel rides. Note the Brant clock tower in the background.
Kohoutek 1975 - Camel rides

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Kohoutek 1975 - Camel rides
1975 - Camel rides
Kohoutek 1975 - Pony rides for the younger set.

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Kohoutek 1975 - Pony rides for the younger set.
1975 - Pony rides for the younger set.
Kohoutek 1975 - Palmreader

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Kohoutek 1975 - Palmreader
1975 - Palmreader
Student at Kohoutek 1976 with Camp Pitzer t-shirts

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Student at Kohoutek 1976 with Camp Pitzer t-shirts
1976 - Camp Pitzer t-shirts
Kohoutek 1976 - Professor Barry Sanders and family.

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Kohoutek 1976 - Professor Barry Sanders and family.
1976 - Professor Barry Sanders and family.
1978 - Classic Kohoutek image; view from McConnell living room.

Kohoutek-sign

1978 - Classic Kohoutek image; view from McConnell living room.
1978 - Classic Kohoutek image; view from McConnell living room.
1985 - Kohoutek sign

Kohoutek-1985-010

1985 - Kohoutek sign
1985 - Kohoutek sign
1985 - Kohoutek Performance

Kohoutek-1985-009

1985 - Kohoutek Performance
1985 - Performance
1985 Khoutek - Doing a little stir frying in front of the stage -- performance art, perhaps?

Kohoutek-1985-008

1985 Khoutek - Doing a little stir frying in front of the stage -- performance art, perhaps?
1985 - Doing a little stir frying in front of the stage -- performance art, perhaps?
1985 - Kohoutek on the McConnell Apron

Kohoutek-1985-002

1985 - Kohoutek on the McConnell Apron
1985 - McConnell apron
1985 - Vendors at Kohoutek

Kohoutek-1985-004

1985 - Vendors at Kohoutek
1985 - Vendors
1985 Kohoutek - When it was cool to smoke

Kohoutek-1985-006

1985 Kohoutek - When it was cool to smoke
1985 - When it was cool to smoke
1994 - Kohoutek's 20th Anniversary

Kohoutek-1994-20th_Anniversary-stage

1994 - Kohoutek's 20th Anniversary
1994 - Kohoutek's 20th Anniversary
2010 - Kohoutek Preparations

Kohoutek-2010-preparations

2010 - Kohoutek Preparations
2010 - Preparations
2010 - McConnell stage

Kohoutek-2010-stage

2010 - McConnell stage
2010 - McConnell stage
2010 - A take on the classic Kohoutek sign

Kohoutek-2010-sign-reversed

2010 - A take on the classic Kohoutek sign
2010 - A take on the classic Kohoutek sign
2012 - Students in Kohoutek t-shirts

Kohoutek-2012-students-in-tshirts

2012 - Students in Kohoutek t-shirts
2012 - Students in Kohoutek t-shirts
2012 - Kohoutek shirts for the crowd

Kohoutek-2012-T-Shirts

2012 - Kohoutek shirts for the crowd
2012 - Kohoutek shirts for the crowd
2012 - Dancing to the beat of her own drummer

Kohoutek-2012-woman-dancing

2012 - Dancing to the beat of her own drummer
2012 - Dancing to the beat of her own drummer
2012 - McConnell stage

Kohoutek-2013-stage

2012 - McConnell stage
2012 - McConnell stage
2014 - Kohoutek comet

Kohoutek-2014-comet

2014 - Kohoutek comet
2014 - Kohoutek comet
2015 - Kohoutek comet under wraps

Kohoutek-2015-comet

2015 - Kohoutek comet under wraps
2015 - Kohoutek comet under wraps
2015 - One of the first performances is by staff member Pepe

Kohoutek-2015-pepe-performing

2015 - One of the first performances is by staff member Pepe
2015 - One of the first performances is by staff member Pepe