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photograph of Zulu King Louis Armstrong meeting the press on Mardi Gras day, 1949
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Zulu King Louis Armstrong meets the press on Mardi Gras day, 1949.
(Louisiana State Museum Jazz Collection)
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photograph of Zulu King Louis Armstrong riding on his float, flanked by his court with coconuts in hand, 1949.
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Zulu King Louis Armstrong riding on his float, flanked by his court with coconuts in hand, 1949.
(Louisiana State Museum Carnival Collection)
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In 1952 Louis Armstrong wrote this four-page letter to New Orleans Item reporter Betty Jane Holder exclaiming, “we really did pitch a boogie woogie.”
(Louisiana State Museum Jazz Collection)

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“100 Years of Zulu” logo with character image
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Logo entitled 100 Years of Zulu from tramps to kings
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“100 Years of Zulu” logo with stylized text only
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photograph of a Costume from Zulu exhibit.
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Costume from Zulu exhibit.
Credit: Mark J. Sindler/LA State Museum
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photograph of a Costume from Zulu exhibit.
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Costume from Zulu exhibit.
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photograph of a Costume from Zulu exhibit.
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Costume from Zulu exhibit.
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photograph of Zulu King Allen Leon, 1931-1933
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Zulu King Allen Leon, 1931-1933, reigned for three years.
Leon served with the first woman Zulu Queen, Mamie Williams, in the final year of his reign. Previously, men had played that role.
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photograph of Zulu King Baptiste Giles in 1935.
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Simultaneously regal and irreverent, Baptiste Giles reigned as Zulu King in 1935.
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photograph of 3 Zulu comic characters in costume, 1939
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Zulu comic characters are shown in costume in this 1939 photo.
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