New Years Parade

Item Info

Item No: pdch00003
Title: New Years Parade
Creation Date: 1/1/1938
Historic Street Address: Broad Street
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Image taken by Philadelphia Evening Bulletin photographer Charles T. Higgins. 

While the Mummers parades date back to Philadelphia’s earliest days, the official parade began in 1901.  In this 1938 image, the Mummers are seen parading northward on Broad Street, in elaborate costumes.

Notes on the negative's envelope read:  Jan. 1938, New Years Parade

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.164739
Geocode Latitude:39.947021

Creator Name: Higgins, Charles - Photographer