Item No: pdcr00043
Title: Mummers Parade #13
Print and Picture Collection
Photo illustrates Mummers Parade participants wearing blackface - a racist practice that was banned in 1964 by the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas.
Mummers Parade on New Year's Day. South Broad Street, South Philadelphia, PA.
William Rapp Collection. Donated by Frank and Ditta Hoeber. 2011.
Note the Breyer's Ice Cream sign in the background.
Rapp, William Henry, Jr. - Photographer