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New Orleans' Performers for Folklife Festival

Image for New Orleans' Performers for Folklife Festival
Data Source
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes
Featured in TORCH, June 1985.
Summary
Chief Charles Taylor from New Orleans leads daily parades at the 1985 Folklife Festival. Taylor belongs to the White Cloud Hunter tribe, a group of black men who dress for Mardi Gras in resplendently stylized garb of Indian warriors.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: June 1985
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Author
Spitzer, Nicholas R
Subject
Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Date
c. 1985
Physical description
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type
Photographic print
Person, candid
Standard number
95-1195
Topic
Taylor, Charles
African Americans
Cooks
Folk festivals
Mardi Gras
White Cloud Hunter Tribe
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions