LOUISIANA COLLECTION: “Mardi Gras” (1970)

A patriotic entry in one of the truck parades on Mardi Gras, February 10, 1970. Note the people standing on the canopy outside the now-demolished Woolworth’s store on Canal Street near Bourbon. Also note the Imperial Shoe store and Kreeger’s, both no longer in business, on the corners.

DOCUMERICA: Milwaukee, Wisconsin (1973)

A STILT-WALKING “UNCLE SAM” STRIDES ALONG EAST WISCONSIN AVENUE DURING THE ANNUAL “OLD MILWAUKEE DAYS” CIRCUS PARADE, 06/1973 Photographer: Donald Emmerich

DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): Photographer – Al Stephenson, Helen, Georgia, USA.

MISS WHITE COUNTY ELEMENTARY 1975 RIDES INTO HELEN, GEORGIA IN A CORVETTE IN A FOURTH OF JULY PARADE DOWN MAIN STREET. HELEN WAS TYPICAL SMALL MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY OF LESS THAN 300 UNTIL EARLY IN 1969 WHEN TOWN OFFICIALS, BUSINESSMEN AND RESIDENTS ENDORSED THE RENOVATION OF THE BUSINESS DISTRICT WITH A BAVARIAN ALPINE THEME THE PROJECT […]