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    • Self-Portrait of John Tibule Mendes

    • Self-portraits; Photographers; Men; Doors & doorways
    • View of Mendes (1888-1965) sitting and posing for the camera on what appears to be a backyard stoop, probably at his residence at 431 South Broad Street. He is wearing a dark suit and poses with his chin resting on the thumb of his hand. His other...
    • Self-Portrait of John Tibule Mendes

    • Self-portraits; Photographers; Men; Interiors
    • View of the photographer John Tibule Mendes (1888-1965) in one of his rooms at his 431 South Broad Street home 2in Mid-City. Mendes lived here with his mother Lily for 39 years. He is posed sitting at a table with a pen in hand and wears a suit...
    • Self-Portrait of John Tibule Mendes

    • Self-portraits; Photographers; Men; Doors & doorways
    • View of the photographer John Tibule Mendes (1888-1965) sitting on what appears to be a stoop, perhaps in the backyard of his residence at 431 South Rampart Street in Mid-City. He is wearing striped slacks, a white shirt, and a dark colored neck...
    • Self-Portrait of John Tibule Mendes

    • Self-portraits; Photographers; Men; Interiors
    • View of the photographer John Tibule Mendes (1888-1965) sitting in a Morris chair that he built and described in his book "Dogs In My Life.' He is in one of the rooms of the residence he and his mother Lily shared from 1908-1947. A variety of...
    • Self-Portrait of John Tibule Mendes

    • Self-portraits; Photographers; Men; Interiors
    • Self-Portrait of John Tibule Mendes (1888-1965) wearing a suit and tie and seated in a Morris chair he built using scraps of wood. An oil lamp with globe is seen in the foreground sitting on a marble top table. A bookshelf is visible in the...
    • Pan Zareta, Saturday, February 26, 1916

    • Race horses; Horse racing; Jockeys; Stables
    • View of the Hall of Fame race horse, Pan Zareta. Pan Zareta, winner of 76 races, was know as "Queen of the Turf." She made her first appearance at the Fair Grounds in January of 1916 and quickly became one of the most popular horses ever to run...
    • Taken from Pickwick Club on March 7, 1916

    • Carnival; Electric lighting; Night photography; Commercial streets; Automobiles
    • View made at night on Mardi Gras Day in 1916. Shown is the 900 block of Canal Street, devoid of people but with automobiles parked in the middle along the neutral ground. Lights strung across the street can be seen and the Kress and Maison...
    • City Park Avenue

    • Parks; Palms; Residential streets; Street railroads
    • View looking uptown along City Park Avenue in Mid-city. A large residence is partially visible at center left. Streetcar tracks extend along the median or neutral ground, while to the right, palm trees line the edge of City Park. Photographer...
    • Three Men at City Hall

    • Men; Flags; Public speaking; Columns
    • View of three gentlemen standing at what may be a podium in front of Gallier Hall. What appears to be the flag of Italy is partially visible and draped between two American flags in front of the men.
    • Cleveland Playgound Floats, City Park

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades)
    • View of two floral-decorated, patriotic floats ridden by young girls on a paved area in City Park. Onlookers of various ages stand nearby. The closer float is ridden by a girl wearing a starred headband, while the more distant float depicts an...
    • Rex Parade Den

    • Carnival; Commercial buildings; Parades & processions; Floats (Parades); Spectators; Crowds
    • View of a crowd of people gathered in front of a complex of three, tall corregated metal warehouse structures. They are attempting to get a look at the floats as they begin to line up for the parade. An open touring car is partially visible at...
    • New Orleans Play Ground Medals

    • Medals; Sculpture
    • View of two medals being displayed on a white background. One medal shows a male athlete jumping with the initials N.O.P.G at the left and a laurel sprig at the right. The other shows a girl holding a large ball above her head in the center, with...
    • Battleship Float, Taylor Playground

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades)
    • View of a crowd of children and adults, gathered arond a flower-decorated float in the shape of a battleship. The float contest in which this float participated, was held in conjunction with a nationwide Children's Play Week (Sept. 1-7, 1918) that...
    • Soldiers

    • Soldiers; Military parades & ceremonies; World War I; Architecture; Spectators
    • View taken from the Uptown river corner of the intersection of Girod Street and Saint Charles Avenue in the Central Business District. Brick-paved streetcar tracks are prominently visible. An assortment of spectators watch as uniformed members of...
    • Gaming Table

    • Gambling; Spectators; Crowds
    • View of a group of men and one apparent woman standing and gathered around what appears to be a gaming table. All heads are turned towards the end of the table at the left.
    • U.S.A. Maskers

    • Carnival; Costumes; Clothing & dress; Cross dressing; Spectators; Automobiles
    • View looking towards the river from the 500 block of Canal Street that shows a group of seven women or cross-dressers. They wear patriotically inspired outfits consisting of striped skirts and star blouses. They all wear full-face masks and a sash...
    • Columbia Float at Taylor Playground

    • Children; Festivals; Floats (Parades)
    • View of a boy pulling a small float honoring the country of Columbia as onlookers examine the float and others assemble in a grassy area. This float participated in a parade that was part of the Children's May Festival held on May 13, 1917 at...
    • Illuminated Scene

    • Carnival; Electric lighting; Night photography; Commercial streets; Automobiles
    • View made at night on Mardi Gras 1916 showing the 1000 block of Canal Street and looking towards the river into the 900 block. The scene is devoid of people but automobiles are visible, parked in the middle along the neutral ground or median. ...

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