New Orleans' Performers for Folklife Festival

ID: 95-1195

Creator: Spitzer, Nicholas R

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1985

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 4, Folder: June 1985

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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.

Subject

  • Festival of American Folklife
  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in TORCH, June 1985.

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

Date

c. 1985

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Carnival
  • Holidays
  • Folk festivals
  • White Cloud Hunter Tribe
  • Taylor, Charles
  • Cooks
  • African Americans
  • Mardi Gras

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Person, candid

ID Number

95-1195

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print

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