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Knights of Mapira and groom in Kaffir Corn Carnival Parade, El Dorado, Butler County, Kansas - Page

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This photograph shows three Knights of Mapira in fezes walking alongside a children's float led by an African-American groom and two horses. The parade is heading east down West Central Ave in El Dorado, past the Hotel Butler.

Date: Between 1920 and 1929

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Item Number: 447718
Call Number: Kaffir Corn Carnival - CHM089
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 447718

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