Photos: Beatles at the Washington Coliseum, Feb. 11, 1964

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Eighteen-year-old freelance photographer Mike Mitchell convinced the editors of the now-defunct Washington magazine to give him a press pass to the Beatles' Feb. 11, 1964 concert at the Washington Coliseum.
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Mitchell, of Oxon Hill, Md., didn't have a flash for his Nikon 35mm camera, or a dark room, so he shot with available light and developed the images in his bathroom.
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Mike Mitchell chronicled the Beatles' first U.S. concert Feb. 11, 1964.
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Mike Mitchell chronicled the Beatles' first U.S. concert Feb. 11, 1964.
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Mike Mitchell chronicled the Beatles' first U.S. concert Feb. 11, 1964.
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Mike Mitchell chronicled the Beatles' first U.S. concert Feb. 11, 1964.
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Mike Mitchell chronicled the Beatles' first U.S. concert Feb. 11, 1964.
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Mike Mitchell chronicled the Beatles' first U.S. concert Feb. 11, 1964.
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Mike Mitchell chronicled the Beatles' first U.S. concert Feb. 11, 1964.
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Mike Mitchell chronicled the Beatles' first U.S. concert Feb. 11, 1964.
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Mike Mitchell chronicled the Beatles' first U.S. concert Feb. 11, 1964.
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Mike Mitchell chronicled the Beatles' first U.S. concert Feb. 11, 1964.
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Mike Mitchell chronicled the Beatles' first U.S. concert Feb. 11, 1964.
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Tommy Roe opened for the Beatles -- and this Feb. 11, 2014, he will once again open... but this time for a Beatles tribute band.
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