School of DesignThe School of Design is the official corporate name of the Rex carnival organization. The krewe's letterhead of course feature the Rex colors of purple, green, and gold. This letter to Commissioner of Public Works George Smtih is signed by William McLellan Fayssoux, an attorney and former state legislator. We're not sure what role Fayssoux played in the Rex organization during the 1913 Mardi Gras, but we do know that he served as the krewe's Captain from 1919 until his death in 1930.
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