Mummers Parade #22

Item Info

Item No: pdcr00052
Title: Mummers Parade #22
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: 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.

Creation Year: ca. 1950
Creator Name: Rapp, William Henry, Jr. - Photographer