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    • Three Girl Maskers

    • Carnival; Costumes; Clothing & dress; Spectators; Commercial streets
    • View of three carnival maskers posed on Canal Street on Mardi Gras Day. Wearing full-face masks, the subjects are standing in the 800 block near the Boston Club in the Central Business District with the river to their backs. Formally-attired men...
    • Pickwick Club at Night

    • Carnival; Electric lighting; Night photographs; Commercial streets
    • Taken on Mardi Gras night, this view shows the Pickwick Club, located at 1030 Canal Street in the Central Business District. The building is strung with many lights and has a rather large viewing stand out front. Buildings on either side of the...
    • Group of Girls at City Park Picnic

    • Girls; Children; Group portraits
    • View of eight girls wearing casual clothing, standing and posing for the photographer. A water spigot mounted on a post with a sign that reads "Drinking Water Do Not Waste" is seen at the right. A small building that serves as a concession stand...
    • Boston Club Gallery Showing Queen

    • Carnival; Reviewing stands; Spectators
    • View of a crowd of mostly women gathered in a reviewing stand in front of the Boston Club at 824 Canal Street in the Central Business District. Among the crowd is Emily Percival Douglas, Rex Queen for the 1917 carnival season.
    • Cleveland Playgound Floats, City Park

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades)
    • View of two floral-decorated, patriotic floats ridden by young girls on a paved area in City Park. Onlookers of various ages stand nearby. The closer float is ridden by a girl wearing a starred headband, while the more distant float depicts an...
    • Boston Club at Night

    • Carnival; Commercial buildings; Electric lighting; Night photography
    • Taken on Mardi Gras night, this view shows the Boston Club, located at 824 Canal Street in the Central Business District. The building is strung with many lights and a large viewing stand is seen in front. The Macheca Building at 828 Canal is...
    • K.W.C. Football Team Group

    • Group portraits; Football players
    • View of a club or school football team posing for the photographer on an open, grassy field. A tent is visible in the distance at the left and a high wall (8-10') if seen at the right. Several other boys and men stand near the group around the...
    • Male Maskers Dressed as Bathing Girls

    • Carnival; Costumes; Clothing & dress; Cross dressing; Spectators
    • View of three, large, masked men or cross-dressers. They pose as a group at the corner of Canal and Dauphine Streets diagonally in front of the Maison Blanche Building at 901 Canal. A small group of older men wearing business suits and hats stand...
    • Rivoli

    • Architecture; Theaters; Residential streets;
    • View of the Rivoli Theatre, located at 2431 Kerlerec Street (between Dorgenois and Rocheblave Streets) in the Seventh Ward. The Rivoli opened around 1920 and operated until the early 1960s. It has since been demolished. An overgrown lot is seen...
    • Columbia Float at Taylor Playground

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades)
    • View of a boy pulling a small float honoring the country of Columbia as onlookers examine the float and others assemble in a grassy area. This float participated in a parade that was part of the Children's May Festival held on May 13, 1917 at...
    • Elk Dedication Scene

    • Dedications; Podiums; Spectators; Crowds; Flags; Men
    • View of the dedication event of the second Elks Home at 127 Elks Place in the Central Business District. The building was designed by Rathbone DeBuys (1875-1960) and Edgar A. Christy (1880-1959). Officers of the Benevolent and Protective Order of...
    • Elk Dedication

    • Dedications; Podiums; Spectators; Crowds; Flags; Men
    • View of the dedication event of the second Elks Home, 127 Elks Place in the Central Business District. The building was designed by Rathbone DuBuys (1875-1960) and Edgar A. Christy (1880-1959). Officers fo the Benevolent and Protective Order of...
    • Washington on New Grand Stand

    • Building construction; Racetracks (Horse racing); Construction workers
    • View shows a team of workmen preparing lumber for a construction project. One man, wearing coveralls, appears to be posing for the camera. The men are building a new grandstand at the New Orleans Fair Grounds, replacing the grandstand which had...
    • Elk Dedication

    • Dedications; Podiums; Spectators; Crowds; Flags; Men
    • View of the dedication event of the second Elks Home, 127 Elks Place in the Central Business District. The building was designed by Rathbone DuBuys (1875-1960) and Edgar A. Christy (1880-1959). Officers fo the Benevolent and Protective Order of...
    • Florence Reel at City Park Picnic

    • Portraits; Children; Girls; Boys; Parks
    • View of a young woman, identified as Florence Reel from the photographer's notes, stands posed for the photographer holding the hand of a little boy who looks off to the right. A concession stand is visible at the right and manned by a fellow who...

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