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Mardi Gras in New Orleans, (Some predominately African American "krewes" -- especially the Zulu -- are known, even today, for wearing blackface during the parade.)


Joel Sternfeld’s First Pictures

New Orleans, Louisiana, (#2), August, 1974

New Orleans circa 1907. The Rex pageant, Mardi Gras.

Louis Armstrong sitting on a stoop as a little boy on Jane Pl in New Orleans.

New Orleans, 1960; by William Claxton

40 Wonderful Examples of Bokeh Photography


The Desire Lounge at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in New Orleans

Royal Street, New Orleans, c1900, Vintage Photo (I have worked on this street, in a beautiful millinery shop)

You could stare at this for hours and still not see every detail it's captured. Talk about a Time Machine!