1953 Coney Island Mardi Gras

1953 Coney Island Mardi Gras
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Title: 1953 Coney Island Mardi Gras

Night view: two men wearing suits sitting in back seat of convertible automobile and Black man wearing uniform sitting in driver's seat; banner attached to antenna: "Mid-County Buick;" banner attached to driver's door: "1953 Grand Marshal." Caption: "1953 Coney Island Mardi Gras, September 7-13. Mayor Vincent R. Impellitteri, Honorary Grand Marshal of the Mardi Gras parade and W. Kenneth Bourke, chairman of the Mardi Gras Committee, ride in lead car of the Parade."

Date: 1953
Location: Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: Brooklyn eagle.
More Details: On verso: date stamped: Sep[t] 11, 1953; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
On verso: "On Surf Av. almost in front o[f] Nathan's."
Title from typed caption on verso.
Collection: Coney Island
Subject: Impellitteri, Vincent R. (Vincent Richard), 1900-1987.
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Night photographs.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: CONE 0158