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Proteus 1922

Proteus 1922

Proteus 1922 had a rose theme. Proteus 1922 Krewe of Proteus chose "The Romance of the Rose" for their theme in 1922. Thanks to the Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, for maintaining the krewe's archives. Those archives...

Mugnier Rex 1907

Mugnier Rex 1907

George Mungnier Rex 1907 - A different angle from Allison's. Mugnier Rex 1907 George Francois Mugnier also caught the Rex Parade in 1907. His photo shows the parade moving lakebound, in the 800 block of Canal Street. A "riding Lieutenant" stands behind a float. A...

Unpacking Loew’s State Theater

Unpacking Loew’s State Theater

We're unpacking Loews Theater from 1957. Unpacking Loew's State Theater Photo of the Loew's State Theater, May, 1957. The theater stands on the corner of Canal and S. Rampart Streets. A WDSU radio remote unit sits outside on Canal Street. Barry's Shoe Store and an...

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