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Lenten Fridays at West End

Lenten Fridays at West End

New Orleans flocked to the West End on Lenten Fridays. Lenten Fridays tradition Prior destruction of the "West End Restaurant Area" by hurricanes and the Corp of Engineers, going out to dinner at West End was a longtime tradition. Some of the busiest days of the year...

Comus 1909 costume

Comus 1909 costume

The costume of Comus for 1909 was traditional. Originally posted to krewehistory.info. Comus 1909 Artist's watercolor for Comus in 1909. The theme that year for the parade and bal masque was, "Theme: flights of fancy." Notes from the Tulane Library collection: Drawing...

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