Publication Date

February 28, 2014

Each week we scour the web for interesting and historic documents that catch our eye, make us think or simply make us laugh.

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“Mardi Gras, New Orleans, the Red Pageant,” circa 1900-1910. Detroit Publishing Company glass negative, Library of Congress.

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Feb. 27, 1900. “Mardi Gras procession on Canal Street, New Orleans.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

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