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Mardi Gras is celebrated in New Orleans with the traditional parades.

Mardi Gras, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 6, 1867, artist's impression, detail.
03/06/1867

In New Orleans, the traditional Mardi Gras holiday of Shrove Tuesday is celebrated with enthusiasm.  (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

"Mardi Gras Celebration in New Orleans, Tuesday, March 6," Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, April 6, 1867, p. 41.

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