This photograph shows parade floats on North Rampart Street, ca. 1947. The Municipal Auditorium and Congo Square appear at lower left; St. Louis Cemetery #1 is at lower right; the Vieux Carre is above Rampart Street. This is one of a number of aerial photographs donated to New Orleans Public Library in 1999 by Richard B. Taylor of Las Vegas. While on a business trip to the city Mr. Taylor chartered a private plane for a aerial tour; he shot the photographs from that plane.

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