Mardi Gras Parade, New Orleans, Louisiana
Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer.
Mardi Gras is organized by Carnival krewes. Krewe float riders toss throws to the crowds; the most common are strings of plastic colorful beads, doubloons, decorated plastic throw cups and small inexpensive toys.
Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith's America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
Gift; Carol M. Highsmith; 2011; (DLC/PP-2002:038-8).
Forms part of: Carol M. Highsmith's America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.