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Carnival costume -- Louisiana -- New Orleans

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Carnival collection

Identifier: LaRC-900
Scope and Contents Please note: The Carnival finding aid is a work in progress, and is frequently updated. The ephemera listing is current through Petronius. Additional ephemera available in krewes after Petronius, but have not been listed yet. Please consult with staff for assistance. This collection consists of memorabilia, artwork, photographs, and printed material, which document and have been produced in preparation for New Orleans and Louisiana Mardi Gras parades from the...

Frank H. Allen photograph scrapbook

Identifier: LaRC-B367
Scope and Contents One scrapbook of personal photographs by Frank H. Allen. Allen was a commercial photographer who worked in New Orleans. Album contains some of Allen's commercial work, but the main focus are personal photographs of friends and family, self-portraits, events, and locations around Louisiana and Mississippi. Many of his photographs are of the Central Business District and the Mississippi River in New Orleans. Photographs in New Orleans include Jackson Square, the Cabildo, Canal Street, the...

Mickey Gil papers

Identifier: LaRC-1103
Scope and Contents Mickey Gil was the long serving captain of gay Carnival krewe Petronius and the founder and captain of a second krewe, Satyricon. He moved to New Orleans in 1982, where he immediately became involved in the gay Carnival world. His collection consists of commissioned costume designs for Petronius and Satyricon Bal Masques. Some of these designs are more comprehensive than others, with the most complete records coming from his last years as captain of Satyricon, notably the years 2000, 2003, and...

Olga Peters drawings

Identifier: LaRC-684
Scope and Contents This collection consists of drawings for various costume designs for different New Orleans Carnival krewes, including Dorians, Bards of Bohemia, and Babylon. There are also photographs of some of the costumes.