City Archives
New Orleans Public Library

Mayor deLesseps S. Morrison Photograph Collection
Page Twenty-Four

Photo 12
The Rex-Comus parade passing the reviewing stand in front of Jackson Square, October 17, 1953. According to the official program of the sesquicentennial celebration this was "the first occasion in history in which the Krewes of Rex and Comus have paraded other than on Mardi Gras Day."
Photograph by Bessie Walker Callaway.