Saturday, March 7, 2015

1907 Rex Parade

Source: NOPL Digital Collection, Mardi Gras Parade, 1907
While digging around in the city directories for New Orleans I've stumbled across some exciting and surprising finds. I am currently waiting on some records from the Louisiana State Archives and Orleans Parish Court, so the rest of the story will have to wait a bit. For now, I am posting some photos from the 1907 Rex Parade in New Orleans (via the New Orleans Public Library Digital Collection). It is quite likely that a certain family member would have seen this parade and participated in the festivities around New Orleans. The photos in this set are from the George Francois Mugnier Collection.
Source: NOPL Digital Collection, 1907 Rex Parade.

Source: NOPL Digital Collection, Rex Parade on Canal

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