New Years Parade

Item Info

Item No: pdch00008
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 New Year's parades date back to Philadelphia’s earliest days, the official parade began in 1901.  In this 1938 image, Mummers assist their elaborately-costumed floats, along the New Years Day parade route.

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

Creator Name: Higgins, Charles - Photographer